Lance Finch Death | Obituary | Lance Finch Dead | Died | Funeral Plans – We heard about the great loss, that Lance Finch is no more and has reportedly passed away. We are made to known about his death on September 2, 2020.
We mourn with the family of Lance Finch for this great loss. Please received our heartfelt condolences.
Finch, who was born in Edmonton and moved to B.C. with his family, graduated from the University of B.C. law school in 1962 and was called to the bar the following year.
He was a lawyer for 20 years, building a wide-ranging litigation practice, before being appointed to the B.C. Supreme Court in 1983.
After serving as a trial judge for 10 years, he was elevated to the B.C. Court of Appeal in 1993 and then appointed chief justice in 2001. He retired from being the top judge in the province in 2013.
For every start of a journey, there must be an end. His journey has sadly come to an end on earth.
Tributes to Lance Finch
Friends, Family and loved ones are extremely sad and currently grieving as the news of his decease was made known.
“He absolutely loved the law and every aspect of it, whether it was as a practising lawyer, a judge, a mentor, as a student,” said his son Michael Finch, the principal of Sentinel secondary school in West Vancouver.
“He found such pleasure in working with all of his colleagues and every aspect of working through that. In his life, work was of massive importance but without question his No. 1 importance was his family and my mom.”
In a statement, B.C. Court of Appeal Chief Justice Robert Bauman said that as a judicial leader, Finch was “strong, steady and humble.”
“He always commanded the respect of the legal profession in our province and his legacy of significant jurisprudence was acknowledged across Canada. Lance Finch was a good colleague, a good friend and a great judge.”
Lance Finch Cause of Death
Lance Finch, who served as a judge for 30 years and was known as an advocate for access to justice, died on Sunday after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 82.
Lance Finch Obituary | Funeral Arrangement | GoFundMe page
The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements. We also not aware if any GoFundMe was created by the family or friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.
This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.
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