February 23, 2021 With great sadness, we observe the passing of Jack last night at the age of 80. The world has lost a giant of character and literature and so much more. We are so fortunate that he leaves behind so much of himself in his novels and other writings. I’m sure he’s already donned his kilt and is watching all of us holding a glass of smoky scotch with a glint in his eye and a rye comment on his lips. – Mark Burgess
Local News Article: Kelowna Daily Courier
How I met Jack
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