With deep sadness and regret we announce that Dean passed away suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on Saturday, July 3, 2010 at the age of 41. Survived by his loving family, daughter Deina Leigh Hopkins (Joel Garcia) and grandchild soon to be born, his son Daniel Robert Hopkins and their mother Brandi Ratcliffe all of Sooke, BC, his mother Cora (Doug Smith) of Peachland, his sister Rhonda Lowen (Scott) of West Kelowna, three nephews and one niece and countless friends. We miss the Dean we knew and loved, his humor and his mischievous nature. He will be forever missed. A Family Gathering to be held at a later date. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.