The Jones SAR legacy lives on: North Shore Rescue

The Province
January 02, 2015
By The Province
Jan. 2, 2015 – One man or woman was not going to replace Tim Jones after the search and rescue hero died suddenly of heart failure last January. No one knows that more than Mike Danks, who took over as team leader for North Shore Rescue.
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A mourner carries a program bearing a photograph of late North Shore Rescue leader Tim Jones into a ceremony celebrating his life in North Vancouver, B.C., on Saturday Jan. 25, 2014. An honour parade and a ceremony were held to remember Jones, 57, an advanced life support paramedic who saved countless lives in the North Shore mountains while leading the search and rescue team.
Photograph by: DARRYL DYCK , THE CANADIAN PRESS

“In terms of a hole or void, that’s been our biggest challenge,” Danks, a North Vancouver firefighter and father of three girls, said. “The understanding was I and the team would step up collectively because it can’t be done by one person.

“Right now is a good example: I’m on the phone every day. I’ve heard from my wife and from my mom that it’s consuming my life.” | READ MORE

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