Russell John LIGHT

LIGHT, RUSSELL JOHN

September 5, 1927 ~ January 8, 2016

Husband, Father, Brother, Grampa, Great Grampa and Friend Dad passed away peacefully on January 8, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. Russ was predeceased by his mother and father, Jack and Justine Light. He is survived by

his loving wife Suchitra, his siblings Den (Isabelle), Roberta (Don), Bruce (Pat) also his children, Chris (Janice), Colleen (Peter), Tim (Robin), Darran (Tracy) and Ed (Divi); grandchildren Jared (Skyla), Angelyn, Naomi, Leia (Chuy), Ashton (Kara),Brittany (Mack), Stephanie (Travis), Nicholas, Erin,

Taya, Shea and Raj; great grandchildren Michael, Eli,Jude, Grayson, Mikayla, Kai, and Sophia along with many nieces and nephews. Russ had some very

special people in his life. His closest friends were Tony D’anzica, Frank Singer, John and Sarah Guarini, and also the A&W coffee crew. Russ had a long business career in the travel industry in Kelowna.  First with Light’s Travel Service and then Russ Light’s Windward Travel.In retirement Russ enjoyed his garden, his fruit trees, his grandchildren and his time with Su. The Funeral service will be held on January 21, 2016 at 1:00pm at the Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road,

Kelowna. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Dad’s name to the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation to benefit the Hospice House. www.kghfoundation.com

or the Canadian Cancer Society.

 

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