Arthur Edmund (Art) Siddals of Chemainus, BC, passed away on February 22, 2016, at the age of 94. Born in Derby, England, December 18, 1921, Art immigrated to Canada with his parents in 1927. During World War II, he served proudly in the 13th Field Regiment, RCA, as a motorcycle messenger, landing on Juno Beach on D-Day. Art mastered everything he put his mind to, working first in construction, then in maintenance for School District 57, and as an ambulance first responder with his wife, Iris, while also serving as an alderman and mayor for the village of Valemount. Predeceased by his wife, Iris (1995), he leaves behind his sons, Larry (Bonnie) and Owen (Mary); daughter, Ann (Gerry); brother, Bernie; sisters, Helen and Lillian; eight grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
No service by request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to www.JunoBeach.org