William “Bill” Benjamin Mayzes

86, of West Vancouver, passed away February 12th, 2016.

Bill was born on November 9, 1927, in Kaslo, BC to George Samuel Mayzes and Joanna Josephine Mayzes (Moore).

Bill passed away peacefully while holding the hand of his loving wife of 67 years, Elsie May Mayzes (Butler).

He is survived by Elsie, his 5 children, Gerry, Linda, Joe, Joanne, and Rick, as well as his 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

Bill and Elsie enjoyed many wonderful adventures together. He spent much of his life mentoring and helping others both professionally and personally. He loved to play golf and spend time with his family. He was a grateful member of AA for 50 years. His larger than life personality will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Celebration of Life in his honor will be held at Nanaimo Golf & Country Club on April 2nd from 1-4pm.

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