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Daniel Victor "Slim" McKillican

June 8, 1930 ~ November 12, 2021 (age 91)

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Daniel Victor McKillican (Slim) June 8, 1930 – Nov 12, 2021

Slim drove truck for more than 50 years, hauling various goods. He spent a good many years driving treacherous mountains to carry fallen trees to the lower camps, moving on to work for the B.C. highways. A proud time was working on the Coquihalla highway and being there on opening day. He received his Harley Davidson 50 yr. Rider pin, selling his ride a few years back.

Slim resided in Dogwood Valley near Hope BC for many yrs. before moving to Spences Bridge BC. Always open to strike up a conversation, often over Classic vehicles. With no formal training, becoming a clock restorer. The chimes were his favourite.

Daniel Victor McKillican (Slim) was born to John and Irene McKillican in Saskatchewan. The family moved west, later settling in the Mission BC area.

He is survived by son Cam (Sue) McKillican, daughters Vicki Sutherland, Laura Woiken and predeceased by son Dan McKillican 1999.

Grandsons: Ryan (Adele) Ottenhof, Curtis (Angela) Ottenhof, Dallas Woiken

Great grandchildren: Lukas, Korbin, Jevan, Grace, Hunter, Holly

Siblings: sisters Electa (Goldwyn) Oppertshauser, Edna Ashcroft. Predeceased brother-in-law Jim Ashcroft and brother Norman McKillican 1946. Survived as well by many nieces and nephews.

A special thank you to his great friends who made it possible for him to remain residing in his home as he wanted. We are forever grateful to you and your kindness.

Private Graveside Services will be held at the Cache Creek Cemetery with a Celebration of Life to follow in the spring of 2022.

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