Ben Palmer

Ben Palmer

1933-2015

Ben was born in North Vancouver in 1933. He navigated to Prince Rupert in 1961 with his first wife Judy and young family; here he fished, beachcombed and eventually started his own tugboat/logging operation (Husky Marine Towing).

Ben leaves behind his wife Jan (34 years); his four children Leo (Coi), Les (Lorie), Greg and Jodi (Craig); nine grandchildren, two great grandchildren; sister Kay (Lyle) and many neices and nephews – All loved him.Ben’s passions were his family, fishing, outdoors and humming birds.

A celebration of Ben’s life will be held

Friday March 13, from 2 pm – 4 pm in the

Banquet Room at the North Coast Convention Centre.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.


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