Mervyn Fry

Mervyn Fry

After 77 years of “Going Full Out” Merv took his last earth bound ski run on February 27, 2017. On this beautiful sunny day, after a brief pause at the top of his favourite run, he blasted down making his famous “whoop, whoop” sound the whole way. At the bottom of the run, with adrenaline still running through his veins, his body suddenly decided it was done. His friends and family, sad for their loss, began to realize Merv had found the perfect way to Go.

Merv is survived by Marlene, his beautiful loving wife of 57 years, children; Brian (Lora), Teresa (Darrell) and Darrel (Kim) and grandchildren; Peter (Rachel), Steven (Kali) Ian, Keegan, Brooklyn and Hope.

Please join us on Sunday, March 12th at 4:45pm at the Red Resort day lodge. The “Go Like Merv” event or Celebration of Life starts at 5:00pm and will be a casual occasion – even ski clothes are welcome. For those that don’t want to drive the Free Ride Bus shuttle to Red runs every hour until 10:00pm.

Thank you to Red Resort Ski Patrol, BC Ambulance Service, Dr. Krampl and the ER staff in Trail and the staff at Kelowna General Hospital. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Mervyn Fry’s name may be made to the Rossland and District Search and Rescue, PO Box 459, Rossland, BC, V0G 1Y0.

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