Alex Carey Danvers passed away on June 13, 2011, at Kelowna General Hospital at the age of 85. Alex was born January 09, 1926, in Pincher Station, Alberta.

He is lovingly survived by his wife of 55 years, Marion; sons: Leonard, Alex (Michelle), Harley and Garet; grandchildren: Eric, Jennifer (Kade), Nicole and Grant; and great-grandchild, Shelby-Lynn. Alex was a long-time employee of the Independent Order of Foresters. He enjoyed his filbert hobby farm, working his garden especially his peony patch, and spending time visiting with friends and family.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, June 18, 2011, at the USCC Community Center at Grand Forks, with burial following in the USCC Zion Doukhobor Cemetery of Grand Forks. A special thank you to his family doctor, and to Dr. Kluftinger and the nursing staff of the Kelowna General Hospital for their loving care of Alex. Donations may be made in Alex’s memory to the Diabetic Foundation. Funeral Arrangements entrusted to the Baker family of Grand Forks Funeral Home.

How Did He Live

Not how did he die, but how did he live?

Not what did he gain, but what did he give?

These are the units to measure the worth of a man as a man.

We little knew that day, God was going to call your name.

In life we loved you dearly, In death, we do the same.

It broke our hearts to lose you. You did not go alone.

For part of us went with you, The day God called you home.

You left us beautiful memories, Your love is still our guide.

And although we cannot see you, You are always at our side.

Our family chain is broken, And nothing seems the same,

But as God calls us one by one, The chain will link again.

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