Lawrence Bruce (Larry) Abbott died suddenly at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Sunday, February 10th, 2008 at the age of 74 years. There will be no formal funeral service by Larry’s own request. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, 1633 Pandosy Street, Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 1P6, in memory of Larry.
Larry was born in Tisdale, Saskatchewan on June 3, 1933 and had been a resident of Revelstoke for the past seven years. Larry loved fishing, hunting and gardening. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends and was loved by all.
Larry is survived by his two children: Lena (Dave) Blayney of Revelstoke and Gary Abbott of Kamloops; five grandchildren: Tyanna, Candice, Brinley, Gunnar and Hunter; brothers: John of Enderby, Bud (Betty) of Revelstoke, Roy (Gloria) of Revelstoke, Wilfred of Nipawin, Saskatchewan, William (Joan) of Big River, Saskatchewan, Robert (Carol) of Tisdale, Saskatchewan and Gordon (Linda) of Melfort, Saskatchewan; sisters: Betty of Guelph, Ontario, Opal of Regina, Saskatchewan, Gloria of Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan and Margaret of Purdue, Saskatchewan, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Cremation arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers Funeral Home, Revelstoke.