Dorrance BOWERS

Dorrance BOWERS


It is with sad hearts we

announce the passing of our

much loved husband, dad and poppa.  Dorrance Bowers died at Mountainview Care Home where

he had resided the past two and

a half years. The care and love

he received there has been

and always will be a great

comfort to his family.“Bow”

was born in Exeter, Ontario

May 8, 1925. He grew up in

Ottawa and after public school

he studied medicine at the University of Toronto. He

interrupted his studies to serve in the Fleet Air Arm of

the Royal Navy. He later studied at the Mayo Clinic and

London Heart Institute. Dorrance came with his family to

Kelowna in 1957 where he joined the Knox Clinic and

later branched out into a private cardiology practice.

He leaves behind his wife Ruth of 62 years, children,

Jim (Catherine), Bob (Julia), Patty (Nick) Balfour and

Barbara (Rod) Lawson, beautiful grandchildren, Jessica, Tom, Kate, Olivia, Ryan, Sam, Sarah, Jack and Graeme, and his sister, Joan McCallum. No public service will

be held. The family will have a celebration of his life in

the summer at his most favorite place, “The Beach Lot”. Donations in “Bow’s” memory may be made to

the Good Samaritan Society, Mountainview Village,

3070 Burtch Rd., Kelowna, BC, V1W 5G2.

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