We are shocked and saddened to learn of the sudden passing of ESBC President Mike Smirle on July 27, 2014. Mike was a vibrant, warm and energetic man whose passing will leave a vacancy in our hearts, as well as in the Society. There is no news of a funeral or service yet, but we will post any information, if appropriate, when it is received.
UPDATE: A prayer vigil and visitation will be held at the Church of the Holy Child, 14010 Rosedale Avenue, Summerland, BC, Friday August 1st, 2014 at 7 pm. Rite of Christian burial will follow on Saturday August 2nd, 2014 at the Church of Holy Child at 11 am. Memorial tributes may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association and the Heart and Stroke Foundation.