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The funeral for Parker Magnuson, 17, was Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Magnuson, along with Caleb Reimer and Ronin Sharma, both 16, were killed when the vehicle they were in hit a tree in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue in Fraser Heights just before 3 a.m. on Aug. 21.

17-year-old killed in Surrey crash remembered as a ‘kindhearted, beautiful person’

Parker Magnuson was one of 3 teens killed in the Aug. 21 crash in Fraser Heights

 

The funeral of 16-year-old Ronin Sharma, who was killed in a single-vehicle crash along with 17-year-old Parker Magnuson and 16-year-old Caleb Reimer in the 16000-block of 104 Avenue on Aug. 21, 2021, was livestreamed on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021.(Photo: Tom zillich/Inset: Delta Hockey Academy)

‘A leader and an inspiration’: Community mourns 16-year-old killed in Surrey crash

Ronin Sharma was one of three teens killed; his funeral was livestreamed

 

Members of enforcement at the memorial service. (Megan Atkins-Baker/News Staff)

Colwood’s fire chief remembered for devotion, love for community

John Cassidy was honoured with a procession and memorial on June 10

 

Rev. Andrew Halladay of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Langley City said not being able to hold funerals in person has been difficult for his congregation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Grief inescapable for those who have lost loved ones to COVID

Dealing with death has been difficult with so much on hold for a year

Rev. Andrew Halladay of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Langley City said not being able to hold funerals in person has been difficult for his congregation. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Darrell Baker is shown in this undated handout photo. Courtney Baker doesn’t know what she’s going to do with the urn she’s picked out for her little brother’s ashes. They were supposed to arrive by express post from Edmonton to Vancouver more than two weeks ago, but after the expected delivery date was pushed back several times, she’s come to the conclusion that they may be lost. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Courtney Baker *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Sister in B.C. waits for little brother’s ashes that seem to be lost in transit

The ashes were supposed to arrive by Christmas Eve

Darrell Baker is shown in this undated handout photo. Courtney Baker doesn’t know what she’s going to do with the urn she’s picked out for her little brother’s ashes. They were supposed to arrive by express post from Edmonton to Vancouver more than two weeks ago, but after the expected delivery date was pushed back several times, she’s come to the conclusion that they may be lost. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Courtney Baker *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Fort Langley Cemetery was created as a local community burial plot in 1881, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)

Council mulls allowing mausoleum in old Fort Langley cemetery

Councillors had some concerns about the possibility of a new way to inter families

Fort Langley Cemetery was created as a local community burial plot in 1881, and is one of the oldest cemeteries in Langley. (Langley Advance Times files)
VIDEO: Medea Ebrahimian mourned by friends and family

VIDEO: Medea Ebrahimian mourned by friends and family

Memorial held for one of three found dead at a house fire in Langley Meadows last month

VIDEO: Medea Ebrahimian mourned by friends and family
Ian Elliott of Arbutus Funeral Services in Langley is worried about running out of basic supplies like protective gloves. Across B.C., funeral homes are having trouble sourcing more PPE. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Funeral homes face PPE shortage as COVID crisis continues

From Langley across the country, funeral professionals need PPE to stay safe

Ian Elliott of Arbutus Funeral Services in Langley is worried about running out of basic supplies like protective gloves. Across B.C., funeral homes are having trouble sourcing more PPE. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A rendering of the proposed new cemetery planned for South Aldergrove.

Rural cemetery planned for South Aldergrove

A report last year showed that Langley Township needs more burial plots

A rendering of the proposed new cemetery planned for South Aldergrove.
Jenny, Marilyn, and Jason, Debbie Froese’s three children, spoke at her celebration of life on Friday, Jan. 24. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Hundreds attend celebration of life for Debbie Froese in Langley

A businesswoman, volunteer, and wife of Mayor Jack Froese, she passed away on Jan. 9

Jenny, Marilyn, and Jason, Debbie Froese’s three children, spoke at her celebration of life on Friday, Jan. 24. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Grief and anger as family mourns Langley teen Carson Crimeni

Grief and anger as family mourns Langley teen Carson Crimeni

A funeral remembered Carson’s fun-loving life and called for change in the community

Grief and anger as family mourns Langley teen Carson Crimeni
Sarah Cotton with her daughters Chloe (left) and Aubrey (right) taken in October 2017. (Photo Ryan MacDonald Photography)

VIDEO: A thousand come out to honour two B.C. girls found dead Christmas Day

Mourners gather in massive Victoria cathedral

Sarah Cotton with her daughters Chloe (left) and Aubrey (right) taken in October 2017. (Photo Ryan MacDonald Photography)