Born 1929 Red Deer, Alberta
Passed peacefully away on April 24, 2015 in Cumberland, BC. She is survived by her older siblings Gail (Lowestoff, England), Ruth (Victoria, BC), and brother Rae (Calgary, Alberta), her eldest son David (Sue) (Fort St. John, BC), son Rolf (Christina Lake, BC), and youngest son Gunnar (Langley, BC), plus multiple grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends.
Joan spent her life as an Educator Teacher, Librarian, and Researcher, she will be remembered for her passionate dedication to her life’s work, and causes that she believed in, her quirky sense of humour, and her loving nature.
A Celebration of Life will be held on May 23, 2015 at 2:00pm in the First Unitarian Church of Victoria, 5575 West Saanich Road, Victoria, BC 250-744-2665.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Joan’s name to: The Knowledge Network, and or the Council of Canadians.