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Fredric Howard (Fred) Critchlow

January 26, 1946 - September 21, 2011


Fred was born January 26, 1946 in Burns, Oregon. He was the youngest of 4 children of Howard and Etta Mae Critchlow. The family sold their cattle ranch and moved to Horsefly, British Columbia in 1955. Fred spent his youth in the outdoors, prospecting and trapping. He met and married his wife, Janice Branch, in 1965. They had four children (Wade, Deedee, Laurie and Kathy). They moved to Prince George Where he owned a large logging company. In 1986 they moved to the Kootenays for better opportunities for the family. Fred logged with his son Wade and continued to prospect. He moved to Kaslo in 2005 where he focused on his life long passion of prospecting. Fred was predeceased by his father Howard and his brother Clifford. He is survived by his mother, Etta Mae Critchlow, brother Clyde (Joan), sister Alice (Art), wife Jan, children Wade (Sharon), Deedee (Owen), Laurie, and Kathy. His many grandchildren, Jake and Ryder Fred”s hobbies were hunting, fishing, watching his grandchildren play hockey and following his favorite hockey team- The Vancouver Canucks. Fred was loved and respected by all who knew him. He will be greatly missed.


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From: Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff

Thompson Funeral Service Ltd. Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Kathryn Holt
Relation: Old friends in Prince George, B.C.

Jan, Wade, Deedee, Laurie and Kathy, I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Fred. I can still see his face, laughing at something, with that big smile. I know you will all miss him terribly. Life is so short! Try to find peace in the happy memories I know you all have together! We grieve with you in your loss.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
October 1, 2011
Beginning at 2:00pm

Kaslo Golf Course
PO Box 436
Kaslo , BC Canada V0G 1M0

PO Box 436
Kaslo , BC Canada V0G 1M0

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