Rudy passed away at Cascade Hospice on February 27, 2009 in Chilliwack after succumbing to his battle with Mesothelieoma.

Rudy is survived by; his daughters Rhoda Spalding of Port Moody, British Columbia and Pamela Kaplan of Bellingham, Washington, Grandchildren; Clayton & Paula Spalding & Cory Vandereyk, His brothers; Alec (Hilda) and Walter (Annabelle).

Rudy was born October 26th, 1934 in Greendale, and was raised in the Chilliwack area. A retired electrician he always kept busy with a variety of activities and has made many friends and acquaintances in the Chilliwack area.

At his request there will be no memorial service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.

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