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Cowboys Lose a Winner

Dennis Minns played his last year of hockey on the Richmond Cowboys and we are proud to have had him as a teammate even for a short time. On Saturday, March 3rd, over 700 people crowded into the Richmond Funeral Home, spilling out into the lobby for a chance to express a final farewell.Remembering Dennis

Truly he touched the lives of very many people. He gave so much of himself to others and because of that, the loss is greater. But what he gave will stay with us forever, those of us who were so fortunate to have shared a brief moment of time together in this life.

West Entrance

Cowboys' Honour Dennis at Richmond Hospital
Hospital Walkway

In honour of Dennis, and in appreciation of the care given by the Richmond Hospital, the Cowboys have added his name to the memory walkway near the West Entrance. Symbolical to the impression made to so many, his memory is etched in our heart and now in stone.

Dennis' Brick

Obituary as it appeared in the Vancouver Sun newspaper:


Vancouver SunJune 16, 1953 - February 25, 2012 We are deeply saddened by the passing of Dennis who, surrounded by his loving family, lost his courageous battle with cancer at the age of 58. He recently retired after a lifelong career at the City of Richmond. Dennis will always be remembered as a family man with a big heart, outgoing personality and bright blue-eyes. He is predeceased by his father Harry and leaves behind his loving wife of 27 years Gayle, daughters Meghan (Kyle) and Carly (Rob), mother Peggy and brother Terry. He will be greatly missed by his family and his many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Society, the Richmond Hospital Foundation or charity of your choice would be kindly appreciated. A service will be held on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 1:00pm at the Richmond Funeral Home.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province on February 29, 2012