A. David Ross

1918 – 2011

Peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 of pneumonia, in his 93rd year. Survived by Iola Mary Ross, his beloved wife of 69 years. Loving father of Kristian and Julian, and father-in-law of Eileen and Ruth. Proud grandfather of Kristina (Corey), Noah and Jesse. David led a rich, full, and adventurous life. He was a gifted high-school athlete, a B.C. Land Surveyor, and a proud WW II veteran. But his greatest passion was prospecting, which he pursued right up to the end of his life. Dave

co-founded five producing mines, including B.C.’s Afton copper mine, Lornex (Highland Valley) copper mine, and the Erickson Gold mine. A gathering of family and friends was held at the Summerland Seniors Village, 12803 Atkinson Road, on Saturday April 2nd. Condolences may be directed to the family through providencefuneralhomes.com. Providence Funeral Homes

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