Darwyn Brian John HILDEBRANDT

Hildebrandt, Darwyn Brian John

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Darwyn at Vancouver General Hospital early on Sunday, March 4, 2007 after a brief battle with leukemia at the age of 54.

Darwyn is survived by his loving wife Barbara Burkett; parents John and Doreen Hildebrandt; sister Diane (Frank) Odell; Brenda (Jim) Carman; brothers Carey (Heidi) Hildebrandt; Randy (Karen) Hildebrandt and many nieces and nephews.


Barbara, her mother Joyce, brothers, sisters, spouses, nieces, nephews and Cali the cat will miss him greatly.

He was predeceased by his first wife Rosemary.


Darwyn worked for 26 years at Domtar before moving on in 1998 to pursue a job as a longshoreman on the docks of Vancouver. He was proudly received into membership of the ILWU, Local 502 on Feb 16, 2005.


A celebration of life will be held on Tuesday, March 13, 2007, 1:00 p.m. at Henderson’s Funeral Home in Langley, with a tea to follow the service.


Special thanks to the doctors and nurses at VGH for their compassion and wonderful care.


Should family and friends so desire donations in Darwyn’s memory may be made to Leukemia / Bone Marrow Transplant Program of BC. Vancouver General Hospital.