Leonard Baird

BAIRD

Leonard

Born February 8, 1921, passed away peacefully on February 6, 2015 at Haven Hill Retirement Centre after a short battle with cancer. He is survived by his loving family, Gloria Finstad, Shirley & Jerry Haesch, Bill & Sue Baird, and Jim Baird. Len has two sisters, Marie from Tisdale, Saskatchewan and Carrie from Prince George, B.C., and a brother, Ray from Red Deer, Alberta. Len has 8 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren as well as many more extended family. Len was predeceased by his loving wife Hazel on January 1, 1997, and three brothers and one sister. Len was a Veteran and had served in the Canadian Army during WWII for four years. He had landed in France two days after D-Day. His passions were his fiddle and horses. Len and Hazel travelled throughout B.C. racing their ponies, always arriving home with a trophy or prize. He was known to his grandchildren as Grandpa Fiddles and always offered a tune and song. He will be missed dearly by all. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, February 21st at the Fraternal Order of Eagles 4281 at 1:00 p.m. The family wishes to thank everyone at Haven Hill for their compassionate care given to our dear Dad. Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting everdenrust.com