Archives for January 2022

Donald Rea

Donald Rea, 92, passed away peacefully at his home in Victoria, BC on Thursday, January 27th 2022 on his own terms.  Don was born in Toronto, ON, on October 3rd, 1929, the youngest of five children of Fred and Azilda (nee LeMonnier) Rea. He will be sadly missed by his three children Steve (Liz), Greg and Lisa and his three grandchildren, Gordon, Michelle and Daniel.  Don was predeceased by his first wife and mother of his children, Marilyn June Rea, in 1995. Don graduated from Jarvis High Continue reading

Anne Grace Unger

Anne was born June 23, 1951 and grew up on the west coast of Vancouver Island in Pachena Bay and Bamfield and then Port Alberni. She was mainly a mother and grandmother but she did many other things in the course of her life. She was a carhop, a beer slinger, a short order cook and server, a hairdresser and barber, a retail sales clerk , a crocheter and a scrapbooker. Her mother was indigenous and Anne was a citizen and elder of Huu-ay-aht First Nations and took a keen interest in band matters. Continue reading

Laurie Wayne Geddes

Laurie Geddes, age 77 passed away peacefully at home in Victoria, BC on December 30th, with Susan, his beloved wife of 50 years, his son Jason, nephew Charles Fincham, and long-time friend and associate Larry Jefferson at his side.  Laurie, the eldest son of Clinton and Shirley (Fleck) Geddes, was born in Truro, NS, and grew up in Middle Stewiacke.     He was predeceased by his infant son Robert, his parents, his brothers Ross and Ronald, and infant sister Jane.    He is survived by his family Continue reading

Peter Charles Lascelles Griffiths  

September 20, 1949 - Dec 14, 2021 It is with a mix of sorrow and thanks that our family remembers Peter Griffiths. He was always proud of and loved his children dearly, Danby, Scott (Mirella), Jace, Rutger, and Knowlton, his granddaughters Anna-Sofia and Vivian, and he always had great hopes for the future that will carry forward in them all. Throughout his life Peter burned hot, got many things done, and maintained his independence. He was an inspiration to more than he confounded and Continue reading

Richard Stewart Bryson

Richard passed away peacefully at his home in Victoria, B.C. on January 3rd, 2022, at a time of his choosing and in the company of his immediate family, following a lengthy illness. Richard was born in New Westminster, B.C. on December 1st, 1941, to his parents Bruce and Margery Bryson. Richard will be deeply missed by his wife of 54 years, Sandra, his siblings Elaine (Al) and Rob, his children David (Caron) and Neala (Troy), and his grandchildren Taewyn, Mhina, Daragh, Cian and Continue reading