June 7, 1950 – May 11, 2020
Linda (Lyn) Estella Ferns passed away on the morning of Monday May 11, 2020 at the hospital in Courtenay.
Born in Regina, Saskatchewan on June 7, 1950.
Dr. Linda Ferns was a veterinary pathologist for the province of Nova Scotia and during her 32 years of practice served on the Nova Scotia Animal Care Committee. She also volunteered for many years with the SPCA in Nova Scotia and here in British Columbia as well as with the Boys and Girls Club of Nova Scotia. Earlier in her life, Lyn spent much of her spare time in the wilderness enjoying activities such as canoeing, camping and hiking. In recent years, Lyn was an avid reader and interested in genealogy,
She is predeceased by her father Philip Ferns and mother Elizabeth Ferns.
She will be deeply missed by Bill Tower her husband of 32 years, her brother Leonard Ferns (Angie), daughter Pam Nickerson (Jeff), and step daughter Tara Brown (Danny). She is survived by grandchildren Serena, Dakota, Jonah, Carson and Jaxson and great grand daughters Aurora and Avianna.
A memorial service will be held on a later date.
In lieu of flowers we ask donations be made in Lyn’s name to the MS Society.
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