Checking directories there is an Ian M Lorimer who lives with Thomas and janet but no John.Ian M. Lorimer is the informant on both his mother and fathers death registration. Could he have possibly changed his name from John McIntosh Lorimer to Ian McIntosh Lorimer??Here is an obit I found which would match age wise.
Deaths (04/05/00) LORIMER _ Ian McIntosh Lorimer passed away in Vernon Hospital on April 1, 2000, at age 80. Resident of Vernon since 1967, he was a former long time resident of North Vancouver, and longtime employee at Ackhurst Machinery in Vancouver. Ian is survived by wife, Leonore, of Vernon; daughters Wendy (Brian) Davies of Burnaby and Heather (Wayne) Sidsworth of Squamish; 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren; and numerous extended family members. Services at Pleasant Valley Chapel in Vernon on Friday, April 7th, at 3:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Day Break Centre, 4000 25th Ave., Vernon, V1T 1P4. Vancouver Sun, Area Code 604