John died on the evening of October 19th after a long struggle with leukemia.
Architect, developer, creator of museums, fisherman, pond-maker, and poet, he is also the much loved husband of Sherry and father of Callum, Jonathan (Kristie), and Max.
He is survived by his sister Gaynoll Elms, in Girouxville, Alberta.
Friends will be welcomed to celebrate his rare spirit on the farm he loved in the Cowichan Valley,
4158 Hillbank Road (west of the Highway), on Sunday, November 1st at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or so.
If rain threatens please bring gumboots and umbrella.
If you have a story, bring that too.
SANDS of DUNCAN