Reynold Richard Cecil Dickie (57), of Fort Nelson, BC, passed away on September 9, 2015. Reynold was born in Fort Nelson on March 18, 1958. Reynold was married to Leslie Hunt Dickie on February 7, 1981 they raised five sons in Fort Nelson and were blessed with nine grandchildren. Reynold and Leslie resided in Fort Nelson since 1979 and recently moved to Port Hardy to begin retirement! Unfortunately, Reynold was diagnosed with Mantle Cell Lymphoma in December 2014. He fought hard to overcome this aggressive rare form of cancer. We are grateful for Dr Howad Lee, Dr Jason Hart, the compassionate care received by the nurses and all staff at Port Hardy General. The Cancer Care team in Campbell River and Victoria, without them our journey would have been unbearable.
A traditional Kwakiutl service was held in Port Hardy on September 11, 2015 at Fort Rupert. Our family would like to thank our Kwakiult relatives who honoured Reynold with a respectful ceremony as he began his journey to his final resting place in Fort Nelson, BC
Reynold is survived by his wife Leslie, his sons Curtis (Naamat), Ryan (Bailee), Harrison (Anouk), Rey, Jordan (Carey), grandchildren, Peyton, Cynthia, Linden, Hunter, Rylan, Hailee-May, Aubree, No’gha and Alex and Charlie Boy.
Dickie relatives, mother Adeline, Erwin, Angus, Chad, Celine, Janet (Dave), Kathi, Valerie, Angeline (Darwin). Hunt Relatives from Port Hardy, Tony, Shirley (Don), Noreen, Fran (Dave). Henry, Richard (Sandra), Stan (Lavine), Dorothy (Bill), Darlene (Dale), Valerie, and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Reynold is preceded by his father Harry, sisters Carol and Anabel. The family and friends of Reynold mourn his passing and celebrate his life.
He touched all our lives in so many ways – as a husband, father, grandfather, friend, brother, uncle, and son. His integrity and steadfast love for his wife Leslie, his sons and their spouses, grandchildren, family, and friends; His unwavering love, gentle nature and his life long commitment to living life with integrity and generosity. With gratitude, the memory of his kindness and strength live on through his family.
The Dickie family extends our sincere thank you for remembering Reynold and supporting our family with love, kind words, flowers, food, and donations to the Lymphoma Society – your support has given us strength and lifted our spirits – Gi’lakasala.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada BC/Yukon Region, 303 – 1401 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6H 1H6