RYAN, Arthur James. August 21, 1919 – July 10, 2012. It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Arthur Ryan at Kelowna General Hospital. Dad is survived by his loving wife Lillian. They had been married for 66 years. He was a loving father to Jack (Alana) and Jim (Donna) and grandchildren Shawna (Brodie), Marshall, Todd (Tina), Chad and Nathan. Dad loved the visits from his family. His joking would always bring a smile to his face even when he sometimes carried things a little too far. He loved to golf and played until he was 89. We were all very fortunate to have his long life, love, wisdom and guidance. We will all miss him very much. Art and Lillian lived in Hope for 54 years and moved to Lakeshore Place Retirement Centre in Kelowna in 2006.
Dad was a WWII veteran, a member of the Legion, Past Master of the Mount Hope Masonic Lodge and Past President of the Hope Rotary Club. No service at this time, internment to follow in Hope at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.