Nov. 2, 1939 – Mar. 5, 2014
Passed away peacefully at Royal Jubilee Hospital. He was predeceased by his wife Elsie and parents Sam and Rosada Elrose. He is survived by his sisters Ada (Richie) Birch and Marjorie Melville and brother Melvin (Irene) Elrose and their families. Grant was born in Lethbridge, Alberta The family moved to Sooke River Road in 1945. After attending school in Sooke he went on to specialize in electronics & communications. Grant then moved to the Yukon where he spent most of his life working across the Northern Territories.
He and his wife enjoyed flying their amphibious plane to remote areas for fishing in the lakes and gold panning. Upon retirement, moving to Otter Point brought him back to this area in 1996 where he enjoyed working on his property, having coffee in Sooke, and meeting people.
The family would like to thank Dr. Matt Robinson and the Intensive Care Staff for their excellent care.
A Celebration of Life will be held in May.