Peter was an enthusiastic and courageous man with a life that had two true passions, family and volunteering. A founding member of Cranbrook SAR, Peter Relkoff served for 36 years until he passed away on October 22 2012. He was incredibly passionate about search & rescue and highway rescue. Peter was the lead of the Cranbrook/Kimberley rope rescue team and taught rope rescue for the local college fire services training program, along with being the Search Manager on many searches.
He was a well known volunteer within community organizations including, Fernie Ski patrol until 1980, Cranbrook Ambulance Association, and the Chamber of Commerce tourist information booth. Peter’s hobbies included wood working, hiking, gardening and talking to people. He touched many lives.