We are sorry to announce the passing of Al on Tuesday, Oct 6th. He was a multi-talented craftsman and musician who touched the lives of many through his music.
Although Al was born in Winnipeg, he has called the Sooke area his home for more than forty years: first along the ocean west of Sooke and finally in East Sooke, where he built our forest home. In Sooke he worked for the Museum restoring Moss Cottage, played music for the Fine Arts Show, and worked many years for the Sooke Mirror
A quiet, kind and gentle man, he will be remembered for his witty sense of humor and missed by those who were priveliged to have known him.
He leaves behind his loving family: wife Kathy, daughter Jocelynn (Mike), sons Isaac and John Hylton and his sister, Sue-Lynn Simonson (Wayne).
There will be no service at his request–In leiu of flowers please donate to the Canadian Cancer Society.