Smyth, Brian

Volunteer Firefighter Brian Smyth passed away on March 6, 2015 at the age of 57. He will be lovingly remembered by his sister Sarah; nephew Andrew (Renée LeClerc); grandniece Temika; as well as extended family and friends.

He was predeceased by his parents Reverend Ben and Lee Smyth. Brian joined the Columbia Valley Fire Department in 2008, and had been a very active member of the community. Growing up in the Chilliwack area, he played rugby, was a member of 4-H Club, and an avid sailor with the Cultus Lake Sailing Club. A formal procession will begin on Friday, March 20, 2015 at 11:00 am starting from Chilliwack Central Road at Baker Drive. A full fire department honours funeral will follow at 12:30 pm at the Chilliwack Alliance Church, 8700 Young Road, Chilliwack, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the BC Professional Fire Fighters Burn Fund

The family would like to thank Fraser Valley Regional District, Cultus Lake Sailing Club, Chilliwack 4-H Club and the Chilliwack Alliance Church for their support. Tributes and condolences may be sent to Fire Chief Mike Soth, Columbia Valley Fire Department at: or

Henderson’s Funeral Home 604-854-5534

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