Odd Eidsvik passed away peacefully on June 12, 2015.
Odd was committed to community service – a Municipal Councillor, Prince Rupert Port Authority Director, Board member of the Prince Rupert Airport Society, member of the Rotary Club of Prince Rupert, Charter member of Hecate Strait Rotary Club, and multiple recipient of the Paul Harris Award.
Odd was a chartered accountant for over 50 years and had a successful practice committed to the financial health of his clients through his Prince Rupert and Richmond offices. He was a board member of the BC Institute of Chartered Accountants and was awarded a Fellow Chartered Accountant designation. His first career was that of a commercial fisherman and his passion for fishing continued throughout his lifetime.
He will be deeply missed by his wife Nancy; brother Harold (Malvina); 9 children – David (Bonnie), Shelley (Robyn), Phil (Lynette), Jean Paul (Evelyn), Chris, Reider (Wendy), Sherry (Warren) and Jennifer (Guy) and Brad (Michelle); 16 grandchildren – Erin, Sasha, Rebecca, Stephanie, Andrea, Jennifer, Brooke, Lindsay, Kaien, Kirstin, Reider, Nathan, Stephanie, Kailey, Jerret, and Mikyla; 2 great grandchildren – Ava and Blayne; and his pets – Finnigan and Prince.
A celebration of Odd’s life and his legacy will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Prince Rupert on June 26 at 1:30 pm. A reception will be held at La Gondola Restaurant between 3 and 6 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Rotary Club of Prince Rupert and the Lutheran Church may be dropped off at Northern Savings Credit Union.