LODD Lieutenant Richard "Rick" McFarlane, July 23, 2014
It is with deepest regret and sorrow to report the line-of-duty death of Lieutenant Richard "Rick" McFarlane of IAFF Local 1668 - Campbell River, British Columbia. Brother McFarlane, 66, passed away on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from leukemia. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Campbell River Community Centre, 401-11th Avenue, Campbell River, British Columbia V9W 4G2, (250) 286-1161. In lieu of flowers, please make any donations to Winch House in Vancouver, www.newchelsea.ca/veterans-first-responders-housing. Other expressions of sympathy or condolences for the family or the local can be sent to IAFF Local 1668 at P.O. Box 142, Campbell River, BC V9W 5A7.
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