He began his public life as an Abbotsford City councillor, serving for 14 years.
Warawa then moved to the federal arena, winning the election as the Conservative candidate for the newly formed electoral district of Langley in June 2004.
He was re-elected five times, the last time in October 2015, in the new electoral riding of Langley-Aldergrove.
His staff describe Warawa as a devoted husband to his wife of 46 years, Diane, and father to their five children: Jonathan, Ryan, Nathan, Eric and Kristin. He was also a grandfather to 10 grandchildren.
Messages of condolence can be sent:
• By mail to the constituency office at 104-4769 222nd St, Langley, BC, V2Z 3C1
• By email to email@example.com
A book of condolences is available for signing at the constituency office.
Details for Warawa’s funeral service will be announced shortly.
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