Fallen workers honoured online in Day of Mourning ceremony 2021

Please join us along with other communities to commemorate the fallen workers in a moment of silence and virtual ceremony on Wednesday, April 28 at 10:30 a.m. at DayOfMourning.bc.ca

This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual in-person ceremony has been cancelled however the community is invited to come together in grief and solidarity. 

The Day of Mourning is a national event organized by labour groups, unions and municipalities across the country who come together to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease. In 2020, 151 B.C. workers died with 63 fatalities due to traumatic injury and 88 fatalities due to occupational disease. Now, families and communities are left to mourn.  

In Squamish, the Workers' Monument in Pavilion Park includes the names of local residents who have lost their lives on the job, including firefighters, loggers, RCMP members and others. The monument is located just south of the Arts Council Building. 

The District wishes to acknowledge and remember the loss of fallen workers in our community and extends continued condolences to family and friends: 

Dal Shemko
Constable Wael Audi
William (Bill) B. Landry
Garry Warren Horth
Robert “Troy” Church
Terrence James Walsh
Michael Kenneth Robinson
John D. Molson
Thomas K. (Tom) McStay
Harry C. Molson
Harbhajan Singh Nijjer
Eric Hansen
Cliff J. Dolan
Manuel D. Eusebio
Richard Donald (Don) Dickie
Rajinder Singh Rooprai
Ernst (Ernie) H. Rupp
William Edward Haffey
Douglas (Doug) Hugh Harley
Jack Dirks
Allan Gregory Crosson
Arthur George (Geordie) Dickie
Teddy Horth
Albert (Burt) Lawrence Wray
Harold Eric Lipsey
Charles (Buster) Wray
Vincent Cloudlesley Richards
Joseph Kostiuk
George Ciechanowski
Steve Monk
Raymond McCrae
John Bruntjen
Jerry Fitzgerald Burns
Glen Rustad
Raymond (Ray) Richard Peters
Samuel (Sam) Joseph Fitzpatrick
Bryan Douglas Valleau
Stephen Ian Torney
Fumi Yamaguchi
Felipe Espanueva Delos Santos
Lawrence (Laurie) William St. Laurent

April 27, 2021

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