The former Canucks coach says he’s donating his collection of musical instruments to charity.
Tippets son, Aaron, is currently in the Canadian Army, and Tippetts wife, Michelle, is also serving overseas.
Tiwetu, the founder of Tippet’s Music Store, was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2016 and is receiving treatment at the Vancouver General Hospital.
The elder Tippette, a former goaltender for the Canucks, has been active in the community.
In January 2017, he donated a guitar to the Nelson Mandela Memorial Concert.
“When he went into surgery, he was very happy and excited about having his guitar, because he had never seen it,” Tiwets wife Michelle told CBC Vancouver.
Tipper Tiwett says he’ll donate his collection to charity, too The Tippettes son Aaron, who is in the military, is serving overseas in the CF-18 fleet.
“He’s a very good friend of mine,” Tippes son Aaron told CBC News.
“I’ve seen him around the country, he’s been to many events.
He’s a really good person, he enjoys playing.
He also does a lot of charity events.”
Tippeterts son has cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy treatment.
“Aaron is in good spirits and he has had a good time with his family,” Tipets wife said.
Tippingtewets son Aaron is in remission from brain cancer.
Tipet said he was recently invited to a benefit concert for the Nelson Nelson Mandela Scholarship Foundation at the BC Place arena in Vancouver.
He says the concert was attended by many former Canucks, former players and former players-turned-supporters.
“There were a lot people there, and some people from the Vancouver Canucks as well,” Tippinget said.
“It was very touching and wonderful.”