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People invited to sign condolence book for George H.W. Bush in Vancouver

FILE: A painted portrait of the late 41st President George H.W. Bush -- painted by his son, Pres. George W. Bush -- and a memorial wreath grace the atrium area of his son's George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in University Park, Texas, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. President George H.W. Bush died last week in Maine. The painting was done by his son and former 43rd President George W. Bush. Bush will be laid to rest next to his wife Barbara at the George H.W. Bush Library Center in College Station, Texas this week. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

People around Vancouver will be able to express their sympathy to the Bush family and sign a condolence book locally

U.S. Consulate General in Vancouver is inviting people to sign a condolence book to honour President George H. W. Bush

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – People wanting to pay tribute to former U.S. President George H.W. Bush in Vancouver will have their chance this week.

The United States Consulate General Vancouver is inviting members of the public to sign a condolence book and express their sympathy to the Bush family for their loss.

“President George Herbert Walker Bush dedicated his life to public service and the American people,” a release from the consulate reads. “To honor his life and legacy, the United States Consulate General Vancouver invites members of the public and diplomatic community to express their sympathy to the Bush Family for their loss by signing a condolence book.”

If you want to sign your name, you can do so on Tuesday, Thursday, or Friday between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. in the mezzanine of the Manulife Building on West Pender Street.

People who can’t make it to sign their name in person can also send their condolences to the Bush family by mail.

You can mail your letters to:

The Office of the Honorable George W. Bush
Post Office Box 259000
Dallas, Texas 75225

Bush was president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. He died on Friday, Nov. 30 at the age of 94.

Following memorial services in Washington, D.C., Bush is being returned to Houston where he is expected to be buried on Thursday.