Obituary: Ian Keith Smith, 1952-2018

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Ian Keith Smith June 17, 1952 (Aberdeen, Scotland) – March 20, 2018 (Campbell River, BC)

Keith succumbed to the cancer he so valiantly fought in the early hours of March 20. He could not wait for the Spring Equinox that he so loved to experience.


Although Keith was born in Scotland, he was a true Canadian. He grew up in small towns in BC and spent most of his working life in the Northwest Territories, initially based out of Inuvik and then Yellowknife.

He is survived by his mother, Jessie Smith; his siblings Alison, Jason, and Mark; five children, Trevor, Jenifer, Chrissy, Lee and Jamie; 12 grandchildren; and his fiancé, Deborah.

He will also be missed by his many, many friends and family, both in Canada and the UK.

With thanks to Alison Smith. We at Cabin Radio send our condolences to Keith’s family and friends.