Kenneth (Ken) Tucker

September 11, 1953, Scarborough, Ontario – December 17, 2016, Kelowna, BC

Survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Lynne; daughter Cassandra and husband Richard of N. Vancouver BC; granddaughters McKenzie and Christina; son Travis of N. Vancouver BC; sister Cheryl Worr of Frankford, Ont., mother-in-law Marion McGowan of Scarborough, Ont., sister-in-law Vickie of Scarborough, Ont.; nieces, nephews and many cousins. Predeceased by father Stanley, mother Jean (Kunc), father-in-law Jim, brother-in-law Mike.  Ken was a member of Mensa, Electronic and Nuclear Medicine Technician, he enjoyed studying all subjects and he loved tinkering and making everyday things better. His hobbies included physics, astronomy, wood working, model rocketry, model aircraft and he built two tanks. Ken is off to discuss general relativity with Albert Einstein, E = MC2.  A Celebration of Life will be held in the spring of 2017.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, www.bcchf.ca. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.springfieldfuneralhome.com, 250-860-7077.


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