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Derek Austin

October 30, 1953 - April 1, 2013


We announce with profound sadness that Derek died on April 1, 2013 after a year-long battle with cancer.  He is survived by Sandra Ann Austin (Sandy), his wife, best friend and soul mate.  Also surviving him is his brother, Roy Austin and his wife, Carol.  Derek enjoyed a rich life with no regrets.  He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

A Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving will be held at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, 3295 Cobble Hill Road, Cobble Hill, on Monday, April 8, 2013 at 11:00 am.

Donations in Derek’s memory may be made to the Cowichan District Hospital Foundation, the Cowichan Valley Hospice Society or the BC Cancer Foundation


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From: H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff

H.W. Wallace Cremation and Burial Centre Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Bob Slipp
Relation: Ski Buddy

Will miss Derek’s smile and his great laugh. Thanks for all the great times in Ottawa, Tremblant, Palm Springs and the Island..
Love Bev & Bob

From: Joan Deeks
Relation: friend of 30+ years

Farewell gentle friend. You are sorely missed.

From: Young Doug
Relation: Family Friend

Sail on Derek. You are missed.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 8, 2013
Beginning at 11:00am

St. John''s Baptist Anglican Church
3295 Cobble Hill Road
Cobble Hill BC, BC Canada

3295 Cobble Hill Road
Cobble Hill BC, BC Canada

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The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

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