WILSON, Patrick Shawn
Born in Vancouver March 12th 1960 – March 7th, 2015
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved son Patrick. He was taken from us tragically by a work place accident. Patrick leaves behind to mourn his wife Valerie Karlsson. Parents Peter and Elaine Wilson, brother Michael Wilson (Joanne), sisters Colleen Krasman (Rod), Erin Finnerty (Brent), nephew Ryan Krasman and nieces Emily Krasman and Samantha Kwan. Uncle Russell Reid (Geri), Uncle Lee Walbeck (Astrid) and numerous cousins in Canada and the U.S. Patrick lived everyday to its fullest – tackling all that life presented him with great passion, positive energy & fearlessness. Always there to lend a hand to anyone who needed help, he was a very hard worker: volunteering extensively with Brittania shipyard, Fraser River cleanup, and the Native Plant Society of BC among many others. He had a great enthusiasm for music including classic rock, blues & jazz, and alternative. He loved the outdoors, particularly hiking & gardening. Patrick and Valerie spent many hours working side by side. Patrick will most be remembered for his commitment to his family. Family was foremost, whether it was moving a sibling or cementing his place as “the favourite child”. Patrick leaves us with a lifetime of happy memories. Let it be said that Patrick was “all in”. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Fraser Valley Humane Society. No service on request. There will be an open house on Saturday March 21 from 2-6pm at 227 Mariwood Drive, Campbell River.