James J. Byres
of North Vancouver passed away peacefully on October 6, 2016. Jim was born in Toronto to Lillian and Jim Byres and came to Vancouver as a teenager. He went to school at Kitsilano and King Edward High Schools, then attended UBC and became a Professional Engineer. He was very involved in the community, coaching amateur hockey, teaching Sunday school and leading the 18th Seymour Boy Scouts. Jim is survived by his loving wife, Rene, his children Eric, Don, Ken, Catherine, Janice and his eight grandchildren. Friends are invited to a memorial service at 2:00 pm, October 19 at the North Lonsdale United Church. Donations may be made in Jim's memory to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation or North Shore Search & Rescue.
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