Saturday, July 22, 2023
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Delbrook Community Recreation Centre
851 West Queens Road, North Vancouver, BC
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May 11, 1944 – June 29, 2023
John Arthur Myers peacefully passed away on June 29th, 2023. He was predeceased by his parents, Arthur and Margaret (Peggy) Myers and his brother Mike Myers. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife, Brenda, his children Tara Cordy-Simpson (Andrew), Kim Hunt (Murray), his stepchildren Lisa Briscoe (Travis), Brian Briscoe (Christine), Jaclyn Briscoe (Steve) and Heather Briscoe (Brendon), his sister Pamela Lane, sister-in-law Pat Myers, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, as well as other family members and friends. He is also survived by his former wife, Sue Myers, with whom he raised two children, Tara and Kim.
John spent his life in Vancouver, BC, known for being a talented multi-instrumentalist. Throughout his life, he enjoyed playing in numerous bands: The Foremost Five, The Playboys, The West Coast Rock Revue and a guest spot with the Combat Dolphins. In addition to his love of music, John loved being on the ocean and spending time at Gambier Island. He loved travelling with his wife, photography and making meaningful connections with those around him.
John enjoyed a successful career working as Manager of Vancouver Operations at Sultran Ltd. and served on the Board of Directors for the Vancouver Chamber of Shipping.
John lived well, played a responsible role in the lives of his family, friends and mankind and found great love and enjoyment in life. John’s family is hosting a celebration of his life on Saturday, July 22nd from 1pm - 3pm at the Arbutus Room in the Delbrook Community Centre, 851 Queens Road, North Vancouver.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a charitable donation in John’s honour to Diabetes Canada.