was a prairie boy moved to beautiful BC. Paul was dedicated to his family and was a passionate business man as well. His business successes included the creation of Salmon Arm Ready Mix and Tech‐Crete Producers, Mount Ida Concrete. For nearly four decades the ‘Concrete Mans’ handshake was his guarantee. With other partners he was a principal in the redevelopment of Piccadilly Mall. Paul was always very generous in supporting the community.