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Tuesday October 25, 2016

Ernest Frederick Roots
July 5, 1923 - October 18, 2016

Dr. Ernest Frederick Roots, O. C.,
born in Salmon Arm, BC, died
peacefully at home in East Sooke
on Tuesday, October 18, 2016.
   Dr. Roots was a geologist who
made significant contributions to
polar science and international
environmental research and
policy. He is survived by his wife
June Blomfield and his
daughters Fran (Gareth
Richards), Hannah (Gordin
Warner), Jane (Neil Ward) and
Robin (Ron Johnson), daughter-
in-law Mary Ann Annable, and
grandchildren Matthew, Logan,
Galena, Mitchell and Grantley.
   He was predeceased by his son
   A tribute to his life will be held at
a later date.

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