Digby Kier, a well-respected federal prosecutor, passed away unexpectedly on October 3, 2023, in Vancouver, BC at the age of 87. Born on June 17, 1936, in Victoria, BC, Digby experienced a unique childhood in a Caycuse logging camp on Lake Cowichan, where his parents, Josephine and William, were farmers. Coincidentally, this camp was situated near the area with the highest rainfall in North America.
After completing his education at the University of British Columbia, Digby dedicated over 50 years to his legal career as a federal prosecutor. He made significant contributions to the establishment of numerous environmental laws that we benefit from today. His commitment and accomplishments in this field were truly commendable, earning him the reputation of an accomplished lawyer.
Digby’s passing leaves a void in the lives of his beloved children, Tim and Robin, as well as his cherished grandchildren, loving spouses, and countless friends. Expressions of sympathy and condolences for the family may be shared at the website of McCall Gardens.
Ultimately, Digby Kier’s legacy will not only be his remarkable legal career but also the lasting impact he made in the field of environmental law. He will be remembered fondly for his dedication, intelligence, and genuine care for the world around him.