Ben Bellamy - Comox, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member The 2 Newlyweds
N 49° 40.320 W 124° 55.667
10U E 360908 N 5503947
Quick Description: Dedicated tree in Marina Park at Comox Marina, on Vancouver Island.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 1/2/2010 7:23:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM80D2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390
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Long Description:
This tree is dedicated to a young man who was killed by a "reckless driver".
The plaque reads
"In Loving Memory of
Ben Bellamy
1981 - 1998

A tear rolled down my cheek as I drove past the intersection which I crossed on my way to school each day. The street, the houses, even the paint on the road, nothing is the same.

From a short story written by Ben in his grade 11 English class, Highland School, a few weeks prior to his tragic death at the hands of a reckless driver, 21 February 1998, Noel and Pritchard intersection.

Kind, gentle Ben"
Location of the tree: Marina Park, Comox Valley Marina

Type of tree: Not listed

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