Richard Alan Bretner

11 December, 195817 July, 2021

Rick passed away quietly on July 17th, 2021, at VGH. He was born in North Vancouver General Hospital on December 11th, 1958. Predeceased by his father Horst Carl Fredrick Dieter (Dick) Bretner and mother Dereen Bretner, Rick is survived by nephews Matthew & Paul, sister-in-law Patricia and Brother Michael.

The family wishes to express their gratitude to the Doctors, Nurses and staff on the 5th floor of the BC Cancer Clinic and the 12th floor of Vancouver General Hospital for the kind and gentle care that Rick received.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the BC Cancer Foundation, #150-686 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1G1 or a charity of your choice.

We will miss Rick, our brother, brother in law and uncle.


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Richard Alan Bretner

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