NICOLSON: George Walker Nicolson of White Rock, B.C. passed away at Peace Arch Memorial Hospital on Monday, December 25, 2006 at the age of 76. He is predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Anne.
Mr Nicolson was born on February 28, 1930 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was a resident of North Vancouver, B.C. prior to moving to Montreal where he served as CEO of Rose & La Flamme until his retirement in 1990. George, an avid curler, also enjoyed golf and traveling. In recent years, he donated much of his time to community service, which included driving the elderly to and from medical appointments.
He is survived by his son, David Nicolson and wife Bonnie of Palm Desert, CA; his daughter Dawne Sterling and husband Bill, of Calgary, Alberta; grandchildren Jennifer and Lisa Nicolson and Jessica and Danny Sterling; and one great-grandchild, Taylor Nicolson. He is further survived by special companion, Shirley Kinnear of White Rock, B.C., and long-time friends, Helen and Glen Tibbits of Tsawwassen, B.C.
A celebration of George’s life will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2007 at 10:00 a.m. at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 – 28 Avenue, in Surrey, B.C.
The family gratefully request that in lieu of flowers donation be made at a charity of their choosing.