John Imlah

John Imlah (Snr) formerly of Mica Creek and Revelstoke, passed away peacefully on January 14th, 2013 at the Galahad Care Centre, Galahad, Alberta, after a long struggle with Alzheimers.

John was born in Inverness, Scotland on March 25th, 1932. He graduated from Glasgow University prior to emigrating to Canada in 1956. John worked on both the Mica and Revelstoke dam projects. His work took him throughout the western provinces and the Yukon as well as Indonesia and Thailand.

John is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosemary, 3 sons, John (Nadine) of Vancouver, Grant (Lynnette) of Sedgewick AB, Keith (DawnLee) of Salmon Arm, and one daughter Shona, of Victoria. Five Grand children, Allyssa (Jared), Derek, Braeden, Grace & Katherine. His 2 brothers George (Aldene) of Nanaimo, Brian (Valerie) of Stirling, Scotland. Also nieces and nephews in Canada and Scotland.

A special “ Scottish Farewell Service” for John will be held on March 9th at the Galahad Care Centre.


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