Deputy Jan Kuttelwascher died on the morning of 23 January.
He leaves behind his wife Andrea, their two children and five grandchildren alongside his elderly mother and sister in the UK.
Deputy Mary Lowe, the Mother of the House in Guernsey, has said:
The 2020 Association, a political group in Guernsey, are one of the first to lead tributes to Deputy Kuttelwascher.
The St Peter Port South Deputy had also been Chairman of Age Concern Guernsey.
A colourful and sometimes controversial figure, he was a professional pilot and businessman before moving into politics.