was a dedicated business man. He was brought up in the auto industry working in a dealership in New Westminster owned by his father. He came to Salmon Arm 1961 and purchased Salmon Arm Motors. Gordon was very involved in the community, being a long time Rotarian, served on the hospital board as well as several other community groups. He loved the lake and was a vintage car buff. He loved to travel and he and wife Bev saw much of the world.