FRANKLIN, Randolph John Denys. Nov. 18, 1954, Vancouver – Dec. 14, 2013, Vancouver. Randolph (Randy) Franklin, a long-time resident of Ladner, BC, passed away peacefully on Dec. 14, 2013 at Vancouver General Hospital after a long battle with a genetic lung disorder, including a lung transplant.
He is survived by his daughter, Melissa, and sons Daniel and Thomas, his brother Gregory Franklin, his wife Mot, and is predeceased by his parents Reginald (Reg) and Millicent (Millie) Franklin. Randy was passionate about his family and his community. Like his parents, he had a volunteer spirit, and was active in South Delta Rams football and Delta community policing. He was charming, fun and when it came to his lung condition, very much a fighter. Randy grew up in Maple Ridge and still counted many family and friends in that community. A celebration of his life will be held on Sunday, January 5 at 2 pm at the Coast Tsawwassen Inn, Delta (1665 56th St.). In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome to a family trust set up by the South Delta Rams (www.sdramsfootball.com) in the name Franklin Family Trust – VanCity acct #25353.