It is with deep sadness we announce his unexpected passing on Septmeber 5, 2003 due to heart failure. Born November 29, 1956, in Burnaby, B.C. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 23 years, Paddy (Graydon). Brent was the son of Douglas and Betty Lea and the brother of Greig, Margo and Dixie. Grandmother Elizabeth Brewer. He will be mourned by his many relatives and friends.
Brent lived life to the fullest. He was a source of strength for many and touched the hearts of all. We are forever grateful to the B.C. Ferries staff, The ER Heatlh Crew at Otter Bay and Dr. Jeff Helpern of Washington State for their commendable efforts.
A service and a celebration of Brent’s life was held at The Royal Vancouver Yacht Club, 3811 Point Grey Rd., Vancouver (West of Alma) on Sunday, September 14, 2003, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation or alternately a donation may be left in care of Paddy Lea and this will be used towards a bench and plaque at Crescent Beach in remembrance of Brent.
“Life is precious. Savor the moment.”