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Posted by: P Edwards (ID *****3329) Date: January 31, 2008 at 09:32:15
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MERRIDEW Alan Edward, 64, died at Lions Gate Hospital January 25, 2008, from pneumonia. A news reporter for BCTV from 1987 to 1990, he was one of a team of four nominated for a Jack Webster best reporting award. He was reporter and later editorial writer for The Province from 1977 to 1987. Born in Devonport, Australia, on the island of Tasmania, Merridew was a newspaper and radio journalist before leaving Australia as part of a crew of six on the 45-foot cutter Sundowner. After landing in California in 1970, he became a reporter for the San Diego Evening Tribune then the Chicago Tribune. With his wife and son, he moved to Vancouver in 1976. He suffered from early onset Alzheimer's and belonged to the North Shore Early Stage Support Group. Services will be at 2 p.m. January 31 at Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver followed by a reception. He is survived by son, Peter; grandson, Brynmor, both of California; brother, Dr. George Merridew of Tasmania, and companion, Juliet Larisma of North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation, attn: Alzheimer's Research, 855 West 12th Ave., Vancouver, V5Z 1M9.
Published in the Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on 1/30/2008.
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