Glynn Killins

Glynn Killins

Killins, Glynn

October 4, 1932 – June 24, 2017

Killins, Glynn (dad, grandpa, greatgrandpa and Opa) of Kimberley, BC passed away suddenly at home on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at the age of 84 years.

He was born in Cranbrook on October 4, 1932 and for only a brief time away for his apprenticeship schooling spent his entire life in the Cranbrook and Kimberley area. He was an outdoor enthusiast, and an avid hunter and fisherman; as well he was a huge advocate for wilderness and wildlife

sitting on numerous committees such as the B.C.

Wildlife Federation, Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation

and Rocky Mountain Trench Ecosystem Restoration

Program of which he received lifetime memberships

and numerous accolades – all of these positions he

took very seriously and was proud to hold. He also

was a huge Kootenay Ice fan – and never missed a


Glynn is survived by his children Lynn (Larry)

Shaw, Cranbrook, Mike (Arne) Killins, Victoria

and Tracy (Kwet) Ng Ching Hing, Kanata, Ontario,

grandchildren Carrie (Erin) and Jeremy (Kari) Shaw,

Oliver and Frank (Jody) Machl, Thomas Killins and

Sabine Ng Ching Hing, great grandchildren Brodie

MacKay, Jaise and Nya Shaw, Quentin Killins, Patrick

and Christopher Machl, Farrah Machl, brother Lyle

(Judy) Killins of Rosen Lake, BC, brother-in-law

Joe Banak of Parksville, BC, sister-in-law Thelma

(Marjan) Kravos of Calgary, AB and numerous nieces

and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents

Harry and Gladys, brother George Crowe and wife


Glynn was a force to be reckoned with and will be

fondly remembered and greatly missed by all who

knew him.

Glynn has been cremated and at his request there

will be no funeral service. The family will gather at

a later date to hold a private celebration of life. Those

wishing to remember him may do so by making a

donation to the charity or foundation of choice.

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