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June 29, 1930 - January 20, 2024

In Loving Memory ~

Allan Fisher passed away in his sleep, January 20, 2024. Allan was born June 29, 1930, in Rossland BC.

He is preceded by his parents Thomas and Helen Fisher and brother Glenn Fisher.

After graduating from Rossland High School, he went on to Washington State University by gaining athletic scholarship where he excelled; winning Regional and National titles, in skiing (alpine, jumping, and Nordic events) and running (track, and cross country).

After graduating, with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, his first job with the RCA Victor company in the United States kickstarted his career that led him to work at H.A. Simons in Vancouver Canada. There he spent the rest of his working career designing, engineering and building manufacturing and infrastructure projects around the world. Working his way up to the position of Executive Vice President, through Tom Simons and Allan's leadership, H.A. Simons became a world leading firm in designing Pulp and Paper mills and project management.

Allan is survived by his long-time partner Ruth Grubisic, first wife Elaine Fisher, his four children: Christine Fisher (Gerry), Leon (Michele), Marvin (Judy), and Daniel (Sonia), seven grandchildren: Jennifer Delgaty, Meghan Fisher, Marie and Derek Penner, Hailey, Grant, and Mark Fisher, and great grandchild Gabriel Velasco, first cousins Kay Rochon, and Joan Kelm, Nellie Fisher wife of brother Glenn and five children Gordon, Janet, Karen, Linda, and Sandra.

Allan loved to spend time with his grandchildren and supported them in all their endeavours, especially enjoying the mountains of Whistler, Rossland and beyond. It was on these adventures that he showed the kids the importance of hard work and determination in anything you do in life, and how to always do your best.

Among his many achievements and awards, he was inducted into the UBC Sports Hall of Fame, earned the Queen's Diamond Jubilee medal, distinction of President for Life of the Alta Lake Sports Club in Whistler BC, and International Triathlon Union Michel Gignoux award for outstanding contribution.

Allan will be remembered as a man who gave freely to his family, friends, and every community which he lived. He will be remembered for his devotion in mentoring and helping people, in business and sport, his positive influence on all those he met and his inspiration by his actions, adventures and achievements.

A Celebration of Life will be held; date and location to be determined.

You are invited to leave a personal message by visiting the family's online register at

In lieu of flowers, we'd welcome contributions in his honour to the Al Fisher Skiing Award at UBC. You can give online at and direct your gift to Al Fisher Skiing Award-E785, or call 604-827-4111/1-877-717-4483, or a charity of your choice.

Clark’s Funeral Services

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