In Passing: Jim Tettamanti

Past member James Tettamanti passed away peacefully in Kelowna at the age of 89. Born in Winnipeg, he attended the University of Manitoba where he graduated with a B.Arch in 1948.  He moved to Vancouver in 1955 to pursue his career as an architect, and was registered with the AIBC in 1957. Jim worked in the offices of Thompson Berwick & Pratt before opening his own practice. and was a member for 23 year before retiring in 1980. James was also an accomplished athlete, a national champion cyclist and long-standing member of the Bicycling Association of British Columbia who continued to participate in the sport well into his 70s. He was  inducted to the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 1990. He is survived by his wife Josie, son Jim and daughter Lisa, and stepdaughters Lori and Tanja. As per the family’s wishes, there will be no memorial service. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Jim’s name are encouraged to do so to the charity of one’s choice.

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