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January 30, 2011

MASON, Bruce Kenneth

Bruce Mason died peacefully at Fraser Canyon Hospital on Sunday, January 30, 2011. Bruce was born in Edson, Alberta on June 13, 1936, the youngest of seven children. The family later moved to British Columbia. Bruce graduated from West Vancouver High School in 1954. In 1960 he earned his Bachelor of Science in Forestry at UBC. He worked mainly in the fields of forestry and social work. In 1992 he became the caretaker at All Hallows RV Park in Yale, a job he held until he retired in 2000.

Bruce contributed many hours of volunteer work to the community and was especially devoted to the Historic Yale Museum and the Yale & District Historical Society.

He is survived by his wife of forty-three years, Sydney, his sons Geoff (Adia) and Ian (Jessie), six granddaughters, two step-grandsons and one step-granddaughter, three step-great-grandsons, many nieces and nephews and his sister, Olive Kirkley.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Yale & District Historical Society or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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