Category: memorial

The passing of BCPA Life Member Jimmy Wilson – UPDATE

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 Pipe Major Albert Duncan CD – Update

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…