June 6, 1948 – April 22, 2020
Passed away quietly in Vancouver General Hospital with his partner Linda by his side.
Peter was born in Tofino Hospital and lived and grew up in Ucluelet, B.C., on a inlet homestead, shared large property with his family, grandparents and two Uncles. Hiking the beaches and woods close by was a common occurrence with neighbours kids. Peter loved trout fishing and went often with his Grandpa and Dad.
He was a deckhand with his Dad on his commercial fishing boat in his early teens and later followed in his dads footsteps and became a captain and owner of a few boats. His last boat Peter had built the “Lusty Lady” a beautiful Shrimp and ground fish boat. Remember the launching with fond memories.
Spent a few years as Broker selling fishing boats which lead him into college and Mortgage Broker Course. Running his own mortgage company “Emerald Capital Corp.” for a lot of years with his partner Linda Palima.
He loved fishing and hunting with his Dad which never stopped. Was always planning for next season draws for hunting Moose or deer in Interior of B.C.
Predeceased by parents Dorothy and Gilbert Miller, and nephew Patrick Cain.
Peter is survived by his partner of 30 some years, Linda Palima. His sisters, Dawn Erickson (Nels), Jeanne Stewart (Steve), many nephews and nieces and multiple cousins from both sides of families.
Celebration of life was to be held at Michaels Multiculural Anglican Church, Vancouver, B.C. V5T1W8, Officiating Rev. Wilmer Toyoken but because of COVID was postponed.
A year later and prayers for Peters passing day was included in Rev. Wilmer Toyoken service virtually. Graveside service was held on August 12th, 2021 at Memorial Gardens, Port Alberni, officiated by Rev. Ed Louis, United Church Minister and attended with his immediate family.
Peter is laid to rest beside his grandparents.
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