Michael (Mike) Russell Murray, March 29, 1962- August 25, 2011
Mike passed away peacefully with his family by his side on August 25, 2011 in Vancouver, B.C. Mike is predeceased by his father, Jack. Mike is survived and will be lovingly missed by his mother, Joan, his wife, Heather, his sons; Russell and Bruce, brother, Pat, sister-in-law, Tina, niece, Emily, uncle, Russell and numerous other family members. Mike was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario and moved to Port Alice in 1966. Mike loved the outdoors and began working as a chokerman in 1980 in Jeune Landing. In 1984, Mike began as a faller and continued to fall until 2008 when he began his own falling contract in Jeune Landing. Mike had served on Municipal Council and also enjoyed volunteering with several community groups including Port Alice Minor Hockey, Port Alice Golf Club and Jeune Landing Loggers’ Sports. He loved a good practical joke and dearly loved his family and friends. In lieu of flowers, please register as an organ donor (www.transplant.bc.ca). A Celebration of Mike’s Life will take place at the Port Alice Community Centre, Marine Drive, Port Alice, B.C. on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at 1:00 p.m.