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The passing of BCPA Life Member Jimmy Wilson – UPDATE

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UPDATE: A celebration of the life of Jimmy Wilson will be held on Saturday October 15 at 10 am at Valley View Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery, 14644 72nd Ave, Surrey, BC, V3S 2E7 BCPA Life Member and respected piping teacher Jimmy Wilson passed away on the morning of September 23, 2016. He taught hundreds of…

The Passing of Ron Marconi – Portland Highland Games Trustee

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Ron Marconi passed away on August 3, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. Ron was a Trustee of the Portland Highland Games and supported piping and drumming.  At the recent Portland Highland Games, he assisted by handing out the completed adjudication sheets to the competitors. His service will be at the Mt. Scott Funeral…

The passing of Pipe Major Albert Duncan CD – Update

Pipe Major Albert Duncan

Pipe Major Albert Duncan, CD, passed away on March 30, 2016. He contributed his talents to piping and pipe bands in BC in so many ways, among them: the third Pipe Major of the storied Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Pipes & Drums, winner of the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn at the Annual Gathering, President and long…

Celebration of Life Tribute to P/M Andy Perrie, Vancouver Police Pipe Band, Jan 10, 2016

Glen Richards of the Vancouver Police Pipe Band has provided the following announcement on a celebration of life tribute to long time band member and pipe major Andy Perrie.   SAVE A DATE SUNDAY JANUARY 10, 2016 1:00PM TO 4:00PM TRIBUTE TO ANDY PERRIE LOCATION THE TAURUS CLUB UNIT 298 ADDRESS 3917 MAIN STREET VANCOUVER…