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He is survived by his wife Margaret and children, Jasmine, Jade and Justin. Instead of pursuing a banking career as he originally intended, he took the Trans-Siberian rail to Nakhodka and then took a freighter to Japan where he met Margaret nee Than Than Tin of Burma.
In Tokyo, he pursued a journalism career which eventually took him to Hong Kong before the colony reverted to China and then onto Vancouver, BC where he joined the Vancouver Sun in as business reporter. He covered various beats, but principally Energy and Mining and held the Asia Pacific column before moving on to the New Homes Section some years before retiring in Rod loved travelling and boasts having been to all continents except Antarctica.
On an Australian government journalism grant, he explored that country's east coast with wife and children in tow. Other places he loved — Burma, especially Bagan Pagan and its ancient temples. He also loved Argentina, having made two trips there.
His first love, of course, was soccer, and he died while doing what he loved best —watching a game of soccer on cable that fateful morning.
A celebration of life will be held amongst close friends and associates at his residence on Sunday, April 28, VANCOUVER, Sept. 7, Finalists named for BC's Annual Journalism Awards.
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