Archives for May 2019

Gary P. Doran

1958-2019 Gary Patrick Doran, 60, died peacefully at home on Thursday May 23, 2019 in James Bay, Victoria, British Columbia, after a two-year struggle with cancer. From his birth in Ottawa on July 23, 1958, to his death on Thursday, Gary was a gallant soul whose kindness, generosity, and authenticity were apparent to everyone he came in contact with. Gary grew up in Mississauga and was the youngest of three children. He spent his childhood adventuring outdoors, fostering a love and respect Continue reading

Donna Diane Lynn Desjardins

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that I inform you of the passing of my mother Donna Desjardins. She passed March 4th, 2019 at the Victoria General Hospital due to complications from a life altering stroke she suffered in January at the young age of 61. My mom was a straight up, no BS kind of lady who would give you the shirt off her back and was always there to help others without judgement and before herself. She is predeceased by her loving mother and father David and Helen Continue reading

Maeve Julia Knight (nee Simpson)

In Memorial

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Julie after a long courageous battle with cancer on May 5, 2019. Julie was on May 9, 1942 in South Africa and emigrated with her husband to Canada in 1978 becoming a Canadian Citizen. A dear friend to all who knew her, she is lovingly remembered by her sister, Penny (Dieter) and family members in South Africa; her family in the UK and her many friends and colleagues in Canada. The family would especially like to thank Maureen and Bob Continue reading

Michael John Sullivan

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mike Sullivan from esophageal cancer on April 29th surrounded by his family at Victoria Hospice.  He fought his illness with dignity and grace, but no treatment could slow down the cancer’s rapid progression. Mike’s will to live and desire to spend time with friends and family were unwavering. Michael John Sullivan was born in Victoria, BC on September 22, 1954 to Gerald John Sullivan and Winifred Ilace Roskelley.  He was predeceased by Continue reading