Richard NEWBY

  • Jun. 4, 2014 7:00 a.m.

NEWBY, Richard Bruce. June 28th, 1948 – June 4th, 2014. Bruce Newby, born in Chilliwack BC, passed away peacefully at home on June 4, 2014 with his loving family by his side. Bruce was a dedicated husband and loving father. He worked for over 35 years in Vancouver as a real estate appraiser and was a partner at Hossack, Newby, Graham & Smith. After being diagnosed with cancer in October 2013, Bruce retired to enjoy time with family and friends.

He is predeceased by his mother, Phyllis Olsen; father, Dr. W.G. “Tony” Newby; and step-mother, Constance Newby. Bruce is lovingly remembered by his devoted family: wife, Deborah; son, Graeme (Katie); and daughter, Catherine; step-father, Borge Olsen; brothers, Max (Gail) and Pat (Kathy); sisters, Brenda, Jill, and Marita Lewis; step-sisters, Mary (Ernie) Harder and Wendy (John) Keenlyside; mother- and father- in-law, Rose and Ron Ryckman; brothers-in-law, Murray and Lindsay (Stephanie); and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, cousins, friends and neighbours. Deborah, Graeme, & Catherine are grateful for the overwhelming love and support from family, friends, neighbours, and colleagues. They also thank Laurian, Scott and Dr. Geoff Edwards. A memorial service and reception will be held on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Knox United Church, 5600 Balaclava Street, Vancouver.