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Cyril Frederick Williams

WILLIAMS, Cyril Frederick - April 19, 1946 Dec 10, 2018 Peacefully Monday evening, with his wife Brenna, furbabies and neighbour Dan Hartshorne by his side. Predeceased by his parents Fred Williams and Sybil (Lodwick) Williams, brothers Reginald and Merv, Cyril is survived by his wife and partner of 39 years Brenna Litwack, his fur daughters Bella and Zara, sister Maureen Yerama (Lyle) sisters in law Sandy Williams, Linda Litwack (Charlie Sise) niece Colleen, nephews Kyle and Jay. Born in Portage la Prairie MB, Cyril attended elementary and high school and also obtained his pilot license there. Cyril spent 20 years as a bush pilot and operations manager with LaRonge Aviation before moving to North Saanich BC in 1988 where he flew with Time Air/Jazz Air until his retirement in 2011. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. In his youth he won awards as an expert marksman. Under the guidance of scout master Lawrence Litwack, Cyril obtained his Queen Scout Award and met his future wife. Later in life he pursued his artistic talent with acrylic paint. He also enjoyed time snorkeling and relaxing at his second home on beautiful Cayman Brac. Thank you to Dr. Jonathan Phillips, Dr. John Kinihan, staff at BC Cancer Agency, VIHA Palliative Care nurses, in particular Caroline Henry, Beacon home support, Saanich Peninsula Palliative Care Unit. Special thank you to Jane Penny (his favourite nurse) Dan Hartshorne and Tom Haney. At Cyril's request, there will be no service. 13317613
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