NEWMAN, Alan Kevin Sunrise: May 25, 1955 Sunset: October 7, 2016 It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Alan Kevin Newman. Alan descends from the John/Baker and Newman/Fellardeau Families. He was born on May 25, 1955 in Vancouver, BC to his parents Florence (nee: John) and Harry Newman and he passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of his family on October 7, 2016 at Squamish General Hospital. Alan grew up on Mission IR No. 1 and attended St. Paul's Indian Day School, graduated from Carson Graham Senior Secondary School and studied psychology at UBC. As a young man he proudly served as an altar boy at St. Paul's Indian Catholic Church, played slow pitch, lacrosse and is best be remembered for playing for 'Whyte Feather' and 'Electric Warrior' local Squamish Nation rock and roll bands. He raised his beautiful family on Stawamus IR No. 24 with his common-law wife of 40 years Vanessa Baker. He will be deeply missed by his children Alan, Louise (Dion), Kevin and Selena; grandson Alexander; brother Gordon; nephews and nieces Rick (Iris), Randy Jr. (Val), Brandy, Kathleen (Bruce), Kelley (Mark), Ray, Michelle, Jordan Ann (Lance), Gerald 'Ben', Melissa (Jason), Keeta (Arnie), April (Tony) and Rosabell (Andres); and many loving relatives and dear friends. A prayer service was held on October 11 and a funeral service on October 12, both at Totem Hall in Squamish, BC.
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