Gilchrist, Jim (James Arnold) passed away peacefully in Vernon Jubilee Hospital on April 22, 2003. Jim was born in Stettler, AB on December 31, 1924. Following service in the Canadian Navy he resided for much of his adult life in Delta, BC working 34 years with the New Westminster Fire Department. During his retirement years he lived an active life first in Silverton, BC and more recently in Vernon. He will be fondly remembered by his wife Fran, son Peter, granddaughter Erin, daughter in law Donna, relatives and friends. Out of respect for Jim’s wishes there will be no memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jim’s name to a charity of one’s choice would be appreciated.