Eric passed away peacefully in the Chilliwack Hospital on May 21,2004 in his 80th year. Eric was born on December 1, 1924 in England and served with the RAF during WWII.

He immigrated to Canada in 1955, and after a year spent teaching in McBride, he settled in Chilliwack. Eric was a school teacher and then principal of various schools in the Chilliwack Area. He was in charge of Adult Continuing Education and was on the Task Force for the Fraser Valley College where he eventually became Dean of Community Education of the Fraser Valley College.

Eric is survived by his common law companion, Florance Holden of Parksville; ex wife, Phyllis Woodroff of Chilliwack; sons, Mike (Marlene) Woodroff of Winfield and Ian (Joanne) Woodroff of Chilliwack; daughter, Jennifer (Nissim) Levy of Vancouver; grandchildren, Kimberly, Jason and Jarrod; sister, Rene Samways of England.

By request, there will be no funeral. The family would like to thank the staff of the Chilliwack Hospital.

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