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years. This let Ken enjoy a taste of every continent and nearly half the
countries on the planet.
Ken and Susan finally moved to Pender Island full time in 2014. Their
travels, both on land and on boat, continued while Ken developed an interest
in woodworking and fitness. He enjoyed spending time in the company
of good friends and family.
Although he died from leukemia at the relatively young age of 70, Ken
lived a full life. He had a professional life of challenge, hard work and success,
and he made some good friends along the way. After retiring, he had
20 years of “doing whatever I like”, as he put it, and he made the most of
At the end of his days, in a moment of reflection, he said the main highlight
of his life was being with his family and watching as his sons grew,
were educated and started their adult lives.
Ken is survived by his wife Susan, sons James and Joe, daughter-in-law
Andrea, sister Elaine and extended family members. He is sorely missed.
Susan Antifaev P.C.J. (retired) and Joe Antifaev
The Honourable Maris Rae McMillan
On April 10, 2022, the day that would have been her
68th birthday, family, friends and legal and judicial
colleagues gathered at the Vancouver Rowing Club to
mourn, remember, reminisce and celebrate the
remarkable life of Judge Maris Rae McMillan, known
to those who knew her well as “Fluffy”.
She was a wonderful mom and grandma, wife,
friend, confidante, mentor, lawyer and judge. She leaves behind her husband
and soulmate Roy Williams, daughter of her heart Jenny Chan
(Lawrence), stepsons Sean (Anjula) and Bryn (Joanna), grandchildren
Kaden, Brody, Asha, Marchesa and Anika, brother Mark, and countless
friends and admirers she collected simply by being herself.
Maris was born in Moncton and raised in Montreal by her mother, in
humble circumstances. She overcame several personal challenges as an
adolescent and persevered to support herself and obtain her education. She