Peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, August 28, 2012, Geoff Lane passed away at the age of 83. Beloved husband of Ilse Lane (nee Knight).  Loving father of Stephen Geoffrey Lane and Marcus Ashley Lane.  Cherished grandfather of Morgan Ashley Lane and Zachary Andrew Lane. Geoff was a dedicated family man, journalist, educator and sailor who delighted in taking family, friends and students on his sailboat.  He was passionate about world affairs, communications and the world of nature. Cremation has taken place.  A celebration of Geoff’s life will be held at a later date.  In lieu of flowers, sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Sarnia and District Humane Society (cheques only at the funeral home please).  Arrangements entrusted to SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Memories, tributes and condolences may be sent online at

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