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West Vancouver artist Gordon Smith dies at 100

Smith passed away at his home in West Vancouver on Saturday
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West Vancouver artist Gordon Smith in his studio in January 2004 with a painting destined for the Four Seasons Resort Whistler. Smith, 100, passed away at his home on Saturday, Jan. 18. Photo by Warren Goodman

By John Goodman

Artist Gordon Smith passed away at his home in West Vancouver on Saturday, Jan. 18.

Former North Vancouver-Lonsdale MLA Naomi Yamamoto paid tribute to her friend on social media saying: “We mourn the loss and celebrate the life of a true gentleman, artist, teacher and great Canadian. #RIP my friend. Gordon Appelbe Smith. 1919-2020.”

Equinox Gallery has announced “a memorial gathering in Gordon's honour will be announced at a future date.”

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