Rick James Reid
January 17, 1953 – June 1, 2015
Rick James Reid, 62, of Kitimat, BC, died suddenly at his home from natural causes on June 1st, 2015. Rick was born January 17, 1953 in St. Catharines, Ontario. He grew up in Thorold, Ontario and graduated from Thorold Secondary School in 1972.
Rick moved to Kitimat, BC, in the spring of 1975 and joined Eurocan Pulp and Paper (West Fraser)
and worked as a paper maker until he retired in 2010 when West Fraser shuttered operations in Kitimat.
Rick enjoyed his work and his rounds of golf. He was very proud of winning the 2nd annual Eurocan Golf Tournament in 1978 (pictured).
Rick is survived by his son Grant Reid and partner Deanna Giesbrecht of Victoria, BC; Rick’s brother Bob Reid; and Bob’s sons Allan, Dylan and Kelvan. He is preceded in death by his parents Jacqueline and Russell Reid.
In Rick’s memory, an informal gathering of family and friends was held on Wednesday, July 8 at 7 pm at the Hirsch Creek Golf & Country Club. Cremation services were arranged by MacKay’s Funeral Services.