Ken passed away on April 7, 2012, at the age of 85. Predeceased by his wife, Shirley, he is survived by his son, Mark (Cathy); daughter, Wendy Kluge (Tony); grandchildren Heather, David, Jeff, James, Jason, and Jennifer (Kai); and great-grandson, Johann.
Ken’s professional engineering career included working in Trail, BC, at Consolidated Mining and Smelting in 1952, and then returning to the lower mainland to join H.A. Simons. He went on to work for Crippen Consultants, serving as senior vice-president, president and director before his retirement.
Retirement activities included travel, boating, membership at the West Van Lawn Bowling Club, and membership at the West Vancouver Senior’s Centre, where Ken spent many hours in the woodworking shop, carving beautiful pieces that are treasured by the family.