Santa Cruz, Jesus (Boots) F.

August 28, 1931 – October 16, 2014

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Jesus (Boots) F. Santa Cruz. Boots started his profession working with the Central Bank of the Philippines as an economist and statistician. He was also a University professor and a CPA. During the mid 70’s he decided to move to Vancouver with his family. While a teacher at BCIT, Boots was assigned to the Fraser Valley College to teach Math, Finance and Accounting. Invited by his First Nation student, he worked for the Chilliwack Area Indian Council as an Administrator and later became more involved with the Dept of Indian Affairs. Most of his life was dedicated to the First Nations. He practiced as a CGA for 34 years. Boots is survived by his wife Purita and 8 children, 8 grandchildren, his 2 sisters and 1 brother. Family and friends will miss him deeply. In lieu of flowers please donate to Chilliwack General Hospital or to a Canadian Cancer Foundation of your choice. Funeral Services will be at St Mary’s Church, Chilliwack BC. Viewing 2014 October 31 at 7 pm Church Service 2014 November 1 at 2 pm. McLean’s 604-847-3477

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