Edward “Ed” Lawton formally of Fruitvale, BC, passed away on September 13, 2016 in Powell River, BC. A Celebration of Life will take place in Fruitvale, BC at 1:00 pm on October 15, 2016 at the Fruitvale Hall. Ed was born in New Westminster, BC on September 17, 1938. He is survived by his wife Edith of 49 years, son David (Shelly) Lawton, daughter Roseann (Dan) Dupuis, grandsons Brian (Amanda) Lawton, Dave (Tia) Lawton, Mathew Lawton, Micheal Lawton, Lucas Dupuis, Andy Dupuis, Patches, Bruno, and great grandson’s Jacob, Waylen, Casen and Benjamin. Ed was a caring husband, father, grandfather, uncle, great grandfather and friend. Ed was preceded in death by his son Christopher, sisters Rose-Mary, Lucy and brother David. Ed was active in politics in Fruitvale for more than 20 years. He participated in bowling, golf, curling and cross country skiing. Fruitvale was very important to Ed and he could always be found walking or riding his bike around the community. He moved to Powell River in 2010 to be closer to Roseann and her family. He spent the last few years battling Parkinson’s and in the end he grew tired of the fight.
Rest in Peace Dad, WE LOVE YOU.