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With heavy hearts we announce the passing of Bud – loving husband of 60 years to wife Doreen.

Devoted father to daughter Kathy, sons Ken (Heidi) and Dave (Sherry). He will be greatly missed by all his grandkids and great grandkids.

Predeceased by his mother Edna Lawson, father Gordon Lawson, sister Ruby, brother Bob, half brothers Rick (Sue), Reg and Ron (Boni) and Edna’s companion George Whitaker.

Survived by sister Evelyn Dey, brothers Cliff (Birdie), Bill (Irene), sister in law Elma (Bob), brothers in law Bud Towle (Audrey), Norm Towle (Julie), as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

He worked at Honeymoon Bay for 35 years. They owned Towles’ Trailer Park, then moved to Duncan area in 1995 to enjoy retired life.

His health declined after 2 strokes in 1998.

Thanks to the Maple Bay First Response and Ambulance Attendants.

Our appreciation and sincere gratitude to the wonderful, caring nurses on the second floor at Cowichan District Hospital and also Dr. H.W. Wong.

A service will be held at First Memorial, Monday, August 24 at 1:00 pm, with reception to follow.

Flowers are greatfully declined. Donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in Bud’s Memory.