Hamish Kimmins


Hamish Kimmins (1942-2021)

Our beloved Hamish died peacefully at home on April 8th. A “miracle man” who survived almost 11 years after a diagnosis of Glioblastoma, he lived full of energy right to the end.

Thanks and gratitude go to the Home Support team, the paramedics, the Green Cemetery team, and all the other angels who have looked after Hamish during the past weeks – Dr. Ron Wilson, Charlie, Angela, Wendy, Theresa, Jason, Sean, Leah, Heather, Mica, Elaine, Sheelah, Holly, Tosha and Lynn. Our deepest gratitude goes to Leah, our caring rock of support over the past 10 years of Hamish’s illness who made it possible for us to remain together at home.

A big thank-you also to the Denman Fire Department (Don Luckett, Rob Mannering and team) for honouring Hamish with such a memorable journey to his final resting place in the Denman Green Cemetery. Blessings also to our wonderful friends and fellow Denman islanders for your love and support over the years.

We hope to hold a celebration of Hamish’s life in the fall when his maple trees will be in their full glory.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the Hamish Kimmins Scholarship fund, Faculty of Forestry, UBC.

Thank-you from all our family, Annie