Mr. Alan Bennett Baird passed away at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Monday, November 30, 2015 at the age of 87 years. There will be no formal funeral service at Alan’s own request. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Queen Victoria Hospital Foundation, c/o Bag 5000, Revelstoke, B.C., V0E 2S0 in memory of Alan.
Alan was born on October 21, 1928 in New Westminster, B.C. He and his family came to Revelstoke around Christmas of 1964 moving here from Penticton. Alan had a long career with CP Rail and had worked in various communities through southern B.C. He enjoyed the simple things in life and was content to be farming, woodworking or relaxing with some bird watching. Alan had spent a lot of time with his granddaughter and valued that special relationship.
He was predeceased by two sisters and one brother and is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Pauline; two daughters: Cathy and Vicki Baird all of Revelstoke, granddaughter, Aleasha (Jesse) Robert-Whiteside and great granddaughter, Zoe all of Calgary; brother, Arnold Baird of P.E.I. and Carolyn Sharon of Chilliwack as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting Alan’s obituary notice at www.brandonbowersfuneralhome.com.
Cremation arrangements are in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.