Richard J. DESMARTEAU

Suddenly at his home on Sunday, August 1st. Survived by his beloved wife Lindsay. Richard was an avid and respected horticulturalist, educator, farmer, artist , musician, and community activist.

The man with so many hats was an intelligent, humorous, creative, and generous person who gave freely of his love and kindness to all he met. He will be greatly missed by many.

Richard will be cremated without ceremony.

Friends and acquaintances are welcome to a celebration of Richard’s life at The Wellington Lounge at Main St. in downtown Chilliwack on Sat., Aug. 7th from 2 p.m.