Surrounded by his family, Bruce Ham peacefully passed away Dec. 14 at Hospice in Victoria. Born and raised in Rossland, he started working at Cominco in 1944 and retired as Senior Bookbinder in 1989. That year, Bruce and Mary moved to Summerland and later in 2011 to Victoria. Bruce was athletic, enjoying all sports. His passion was hockey as a goaltender. He was an avid skier to the age of 77 and an original member of the Red Mt. Ski Club. In retirement, he enjoyed senior slo-pitch and bocce. Bruce was always an active member of the community, willing to lend a hand wherever needed. Survived by wife, of 58 years, Mary, son Bruce (Carmon), daughters Judy (Larry) and Sharon. Grandchildren Brett, Holly (Bryn), Jennifer, David and brother Michael (Myrna) A Celebration of life will be held in Rossland in July TBA. Donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Society of BC.

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