Memorial, Kettle – Kelowna Tribute


April 24, 1955 – November 21, 2022.

Flight plan filed…… Wheels up….At 14:00 hundred hours for departure, he circled the runway, waved his wings beneath us and took off to the west…..

Final flight for a lifelong pilot born and raised in Saskatchewan… the place open area and open skies known as him to fly. Whenever you see a beaver aircraft or a vapor path within the sky… take into consideration that and smile…. He should be wanting down…

Captain Barry Allen Bryford was born on April 24, 1955 in Kelvington, Saskatchewan. Three days later his household traveled to Lake Waskisu, the place he would spend the primary of his 67 summers “on the lake”.

Son of Capt. Daryl C. Brayford (died 2012) and Laura M. Holland Brayford (née Holland) died (2017)

Nice grandson of Minnie and Samuel Brayford (deceased). grandson of Sam and Emma Brayford (deceased) and Lillian and Ernie Holland (deceased)

Barry’s early years as a pilot included loads of “bush flying”, floatplane sleds and charters, in addition to fireplace patrol and air ambulance flights in all kinds of climate and flying circumstances. He cherished flying and the fun of it. Throughout his profession, he flew for Norcon Air, Lorong Air, Peace Air, Time Air, Canadian Airways, Air Canada and Air Canada Jazz. Captain Barry Brayford retired in April 2020.

In 1982, (flying for Peace Air on the time) a mutual good friend, Carman Anne Duncan Schultz, launched Barrie to Lorraine Osinchuk Plummer … He was fascinated and thus launched into a lifetime of journey, love, journey and household. And the enjoyment of associates started. , This yr they rejoice 40 years collectively as soulmates, companions and finest associates.

Barry is cherished and adored by his instant household: Vinita (Randy) Zachkowski, Michael (Kellie) Plummer, Wanda (Tobin) Hulme, Mitchell (Pete) Gervais and grandchildren: Ashley, Greg (Josie), Corey, Peyton (Railey ), Carter, Taylor (Nicole) and a number of other of their associates.

Recollections of a lifetime had been created collectively in Peace River, Slave Lake, Victoria, Richmond, Okanagan, Hawaii and Mexico. Enjoyable summer time occasions at Solar Oka and Skeha Seashores, Lake Waskisu, Cabins and Prince Albert Nationwide Park

Barry has a brother, Kirk, who lives in Saskatchewan. He has two superior aunts whom he loves, Shirley Holland-Nickles and Louise Holland-Biggs.

quite a few cousins, nieces and nephews from the Holland, Brayford, Plummer, Kunstleben and Osinchuk prolonged households

Boats and Brayford go collectively for greater than 4 generations… Barry loves being on the water and boating and is an distinctive fisherman. Maintaining with the custom of his father and grandfather, he’s a grasp fish filter.

He thrived in Mexico exploring the outside, birding, tenting, kayaking, RVing. He was a pure trainer and cherished serving to individuals study to like, boating, fishing, snowboarding, swimming, waterskiing, kayaking, dancing, tenting, and fireplace constructing.

Barry is a talented prepare dinner… Household favourite… Campfire fried fish, ribs, apple pie and cherry cheesecake

She adored our yard sanctuary… quail, hummingbirds, sparrows, wrens, finches and jays are every day guests.

Barry lived in Kelvington, Saskatoon, Fort Simpson, Uranium Metropolis, Fort Liard, Lac Lorong, Lynn Lake, Peace River, Slave Lake, Victoria, Richmond and retired in sunny Okanagan and delightful Summerland BC. Now he flies freely slipping the shackles of the earth to discover the heavenly realms. …he handed his closing verify experience…. increased and quicker.

We love you…. Foxtrot (F) Lima (L) Yankee (Y) Foxtrot (F) Romeo (R) Echo (E) Echo (E)….

Particular thanks and gratitude to Dr. Dahl, Dr. Allard, Dr. Bordeaux and the employees for his or her care and compassion throughout the previous few months…..

Care entrusted to Kettle Valley Memorial Providers, Penticton, BC.

No service is deliberate in accordance with Barry’s needs. In Remembrance… Households and associates could donate to their favourite SPCA.



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