Here is what a person from the Surrey Library emailed my friend.........
"Unfortunately there are no obits in the local paper but there is an obit
in the Vancouver Province paper.
However, our records only start at 1993 for microfilming!
IF you can find it by another means.. but I would go the firstname.lastname@example.org
route first. I suspect that you had to pay the $26 because you went through info action perhaps?
Another idea is to check with your closest university library and see what they have for papers or interlibrary loan for papers.
14 Feb 1990 p 71 and 15 feb 1990 page 82. If that helps,
I dont know how he knows what issue and pages it was on though.