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The Jones SAR legacy lives on: North Shore Rescue

Jan. 2, 2015 – One man or woman was not going to replace Tim Jones after the search and rescue hero died suddenly of heart failure last January.


January 2, 2015
By The Province
A mourner carries a program bearing a photograph of late North Shore Rescue leader Tim Jones into a ceremony celebrating his life in North Vancouver

 

No one knows that more than Mike Danks, who took over as team leader for North Shore Rescue.

“In terms of a hole or void, that’s been our biggest challenge,” Danks, a North Vancouver firefighter and father of three girls, said. “The understanding was I and the team would step up collectively because it can’t be done by one person.

“Right now is a good example: I’m on the phone every day. I’ve heard from my wife and from my mom that it’s consuming my life.” | READ MORE