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BAIRD, Frederick Charles


Born September 3, 1922 at Lake Saskatoon, Alberta, passed away peacefully in Penticton, BC on October 31, 2009 with his family by his side.


Fred is survived by his beloved and devoted wife of 60 years, Donella Laura Baird and a large loving family – his eldest daughter Leah and her husband Greg Humphreys (Vernon, BC), their family – Jesse Humphreys and Erin MacNamara, and children Tuula and Marley (Cumberland, BC) and Caitlin and Neil Schwartz (Ottawa, ON); his eldest son Jamie Baird (Abbu Dhabi, UAE) and his son Sam (Victoria, BC). His youngest son Cecil Baird, and his wife Jill and their children Rachel Lynn and Carson Charles (Vancouver, BC); and his youngest daughter Emily Baird and her daughter Isley (Edmonton, AB).


Fred is also survived by Alan and Pauline Baird (Revelstoke, BC), Arnold Baird and Gay Nichols (Antigua/Passmore, BC) and sisters Carolyn Sharon (Nanaimo, BC) and Voy Clay (Stockton, CA). Fred is predeceased by sister Francis Fraser and grandson Spencer Mantley.


The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the staff and volunteers of Village by the Station in Penticton, BC, for the love and care they provided Fred for four years. Donations in Fred’s memory can be made to Village by the Station, 27 Hastings Avenue, Penticton, BC, V2A 2V6.


Condolences can be sent to Donella Baird donellab@shaw.ca.


The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, November 6th at 10:00 AM at Springfield Funeral Home, 2020 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC.


Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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