Vernon, Lee Burkitt

Vernon Lee BURKITT

March 20, 1942 – August 10, 2008

Lee Burkitt, avid outdoor photographer, died suddenly while photographing grizzly bears at Fish Creek Wildlife Site in Hyder, Alaska.

Lee leaves his Mother, Beth Burkitt of Medstead, Saskatchewan, his life partner Nancy Hogue of Terrace, his stepson Eric Hogue (Denise) and his grandchildren Laurel and Charley Hogue of Prince George.

Lee also leaves his brother, Leonard (Sandra) of Yarmouth, Nova Scotia a well as two neices and two nephews.

Lee had many photography and computer buddies in Terrace whose friendship he valued immensely.

His family thanks all the kind people for their help and support during this sad time. Special thanks to the staff of Fish Creek Wildlife Site and all those who came to Lee’s aid in Hyder and Stewart.

Donations may be made in Lee’s name to

Terrace Public Library, 4610 Park Ave., Terrace, B.C. V8G 1V6

“Take only Pictures, Leave only Footprints”