A days pay donated

January 26th, 1980 — The crew of the Westcoast Cellufibre Sawmill on Ontario Street in Vancouver donated a days pay totalling $20,000 to the family of Tomishi Suto who was fatally burned while trying to rescue his wife and children from a fire that razed their home in New Westminster. A son and daughter also died in the fire. His wife and five other children survived. Suto was a boom man at the mill. The mill superintendent Jai Parmar is kneeling second from the right in the front row.

Updated: March 27, 2019 — 7:56 pm