Edwin (Ted) Plaxton HUGGINS

May 31, 1936 – October 28, 2004

Ted Huggins passed away in Chilliwack on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, at the age of 68.

Ted also grew up and was a longtime resident of Harrison Hot Springs.

Ted is survived by a son Edwin (Ed) of Harrison Hot Springs, and a daughter Cindy (Cliff) Walker of Agassiz. Also by a sister Betty-Ann (Gary) Fryer of Kamloops. Grandchildren, Clinton, Candace, Chelsie, Cody, Kaila, and Daegen. Also, a niece Kelly and a nephew Clayton.

Ted was a professional logging truck driver and travelled most of the logging roads in British Columbia.

At the beginning of Ted’s career he worked along the coast in a place called Jervis Inlet, for a company called Janis Bay Logging.

Ted’s logging days included working for Harry and Fenn Pretty for H & F Logging at Harrison Mills and hauling in the Hemlock Valley area. Ted also worked for Henry Larson Logging at Silver River on Harrison lake, and for Fleetwood Logging, which was locate near Green Point (now Sasquatch Park), as well as working for Jack Carrat in Mission. Ted drove in the bush at Yale and dumped at the international booming grounds located at the existing Interfor Dry Land Sort at Hope.

Ted also worked for Cattermole Timber of Sardis, B.C., driving logging truck. He then became a private contractor for Cattermole Timber for a number of years.

A Celebration of Life will be held on November 13, 2004 in Harrison Hot Springs.

Should family or friends so desire, donations in Dad’s memory may be made to the Canadian Lung Association.