John Arajs

May 11, 2009

johna-1Passed away peacefully at his residence, on Monday, May 11, 2009, at age 65. Artist, photographer and amateur astronomer, John’s 42 year career at CKCO-Television took him around the world.

As a proud member of the community, he served on the Board of Directors for Kitchener-Waterloo Crime Stoppers, culminating with being honoured as their Volunteer of the Year.

He will be dearly missed by all. Beloved husband of Anne for 33 years; loved father of Christopher (Becky) and David; dear brother of George (Vera) and Rita.

Friends shared their memories of John with his family during the memorial at the Erb & Good Family Funeral Home on Thursday, May 14, 2009 with Rev. Linda Ashfield officiating. A reception followed in the Fireside Reception Room of the funeral home.

Condolences for the family and donations to KidsAbility Foundation or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind may be arranged through the funeral home, www.erbgood.com or 519-745-8445. In living memory of John, a donation will be made to the Trees for Learning Program by the funeral home.

                   

 

 

 

 

John working with Bill Inkol on Blue Jay Banter.  Circa 1990