Harold Calvert DAYKIN


Born February 4th, 1925; died August 30th, 2009, age 84.

He will be remembered by many chess fans as a staunch advocate in promoting the game in elementary schools. For over twenty years he volunteered countless hours teaching and coaching children from kindergarten up, and helping in the organizing province wide youth chess tournaments.

Harold is survived by his loving wife Mary, his children Gail, Bruce, Rachel, and Paul; ten grandchildren, three great grandchildren; and his brother Philip. He is predeceased by his brothers Victor and Nigel.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, September 5th, 2009 at 3:00pm at Bethany Newton United Church, 14853 60th Ave, Surrey, B.C.

Surrey North Delta Leader

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