Glen F. Andrews

April 2, 1934 – September 13, 2012

Glen passed away suddenly on September 13, 2012 of a stroke.

He is free to fly the open skies, fish the seven seas, and dig for precious minerals and hidden surprises on every continent.

Glen’s career as a Mining Engineer spanned five decades and took him to many parts of the world. He felt fortunate to have worked with so many wonderful people in various locations in the mining industry.  He was an outdoorsman through and through; following each colorful adventure he had a story to tell. His passion for flying inspired many to follow their own dreams.  With a diplomatic disposition, Glen left people feeling heard and understood; a quality hard to come by.

He will be forever remembered, treasured and missed in the hearts of family left behind; his wife Joan, his furry companion “Sparky”, son Greg (Karen, Nicole, Michael), son Bruce (Enlin, Janet), daughter Susan (Larry, Charles, Sophia), sister Arlene, brothers Kim (Christine, Willy), Mark (Pam, Curtis); brothers-in-law Don (Enid), Alan, Ken (Margaret); nephews and nieces. His friends, colleagues and acquaintances also feel the loss of such a remarkable man.

We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the doctors, nurses and support staff within the Port McNeill Hospital. A great deal of respect and dignity was offered to the whole family. Ambulatory care, EMS response along with our Mitchell Bay friends provided an immediate and ongoing support role in this time of need.

As per his wishes, no service will be held. A family gathering celebrating his life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.

Condolences can be sent to Joan Andrews and Family via Sands Funeral Chapel Services,

Sands ~ Nanaimo


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