Edward "Bruce" SovaMay 24, 1946 - February 14,2014
Edward Bruce Sova was born in Port Radium, NWT on May 24, 1946 to Leola and Gordon Sova. They later moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba where Bruce spent his childhood. He had many happy summers and made wonderful memories while spending time with his Grandparents on their farm in Oak Point, Manitoba.
In 1972 Bruce followed his brother Gerald and sister Carol to the Yukon. He worked at Kelly Douglas until its closure, and then moved to Yukon Office Supply until his retirement in 2010.
Bruce loved softball. He started off as a player, and then coached softball for a number of years. Some of the teams he coached represented Yukon at both Western and National Championships.
His passions were fishing, camping, traveling and most of all being with his family and friends. Bruce was the life of a party; he had a wonderful sense of humor, and gave wise counsel. He was generous and thoughtful in nature to all who knew him.
Bruce passed away on February 14, 2014 with his loving wife Janice, and daughter Kimberly by his side at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia.
He is predeceased by his mother Leola, father Gordon, sister Gail, brother Gerald and brothers-in-law Brian and James.
Bruce leaves behind Janice his loving wife of 44 years, his daughter Kimberly, brother Mark, sister Carol, sisters-in-law Irene and Charlene, nephews Colin, Andrew, Dylan and nieces Chrissy, Lorraine, Cara and Colleen and their families, Uncle Stan and Aunt Ada and their family, and cousin Brian and wife Margaret and their family.
He will also be dearly missed by his beloved dog Maggie.
To honour Bruce’s wishes there is to be no service.
In lieu of flowers donations in Bruce’s name may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society at www.cancer.ca