We regret to announce the death at Hospice House on September 26, 2003, of Mr. John Baird Fraser, at the age of 82 years. John was a longtime resident of Vernon, where he was a career barber. John made valuable contributions over many years to both the local and provincial associations for hearing impaired persons. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret Wylie Fraser. John is survived by cousins Alex “Charles” Fraser and wife Margaret of Progress, B.C., and their family; and Bill Fraser and his family in Scotland. Cremation will be followed by a Celebration of Life Service, which will be announced at a future date. Cremation arrangements were in the care of Vernon Funeral home. 250-542-0155.