Obituary

Bret Jameson Blaney

December 15, 1982 - September 15, 2022It is with broken hearts that…

  • Sep 15, 2022

 

Karl Schutz was the ultimate Chemainus booster. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Island town’s mural project visionary Schutz dies

Chemainus booster leaves a lasting legacy with outdoor art gallery project

 

Olivia Newton John performs during the Viña del Mar International Song Festival at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Believed to be one of the largest musical events in Latin America, the annual five-day festival was inaugurated in 1960. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Olivia Newton-John, beloved star of Grease, dead at 73

Newton-John ‘passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning’

 

Marie E. Brown

October 10, 1942 - August 3, 2022In loving memory ~ Remembrance Nothing…

  • Aug 3, 2022
FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichols more recently known for role in TV series ‘Heroes’

FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Russell was first ever Black head coach of any major U.S. sport

FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Jean Camille Jeal

July 30, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Jean Camille Jeal passed from this…

  • Jul 30, 2022

Bill Booth

January 15, 1934 - June 29, 2022It is with deep sorrow that…

  • Jun 29, 2022

Winifred (Wyn or “Toots”) Marion Gait (Reid)

November 10, 1938 - June 17, 2022In loving memory ~ Born in…

  • Jun 17, 2022

Poul Poulsen

February 14, 1938 - June 4, 2022Poul Poulsen passed away on his…

  • Jun 4, 2022

Joseph Harry Nunn

March 26, 1936 - May 16, 2022In Loving Memory ~ We are…

  • May 16, 2022

Diana Rosemary Gough

April 15, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Diana Rosemary Gough (née Hughes) passed…

  • Apr 15, 2022

Allan R. Alexander

April 19, 1922 - April 1, 2022On Friday, April 1, 2022 Allan…

  • Apr 1, 2022

Margaret Jean Criddle (nee Ramage)

March 28, 2022In loving memory ~ Margaret Criddle passed away Mar 28,…

  • Mar 28, 2022

Catherine Evelyn Griffey Clark

July 23, 1935 - March 27, 2022It is with great sadness that…

  • Mar 27, 2022
Al LeQuesne is being remembered as a loving father, husband and grandfather who was dedicated to serving and protecting the City of Langford as fire chief. He died recently at 86. (Photo courtesy of Dave LeQuesne)

Local Hero Awards 2022: Al LeQuesne remembered as loving father, husband

The former Langford fire chief is this year’s Courage and Bravery recipient

Al LeQuesne is being remembered as a loving father, husband and grandfather who was dedicated to serving and protecting the City of Langford as fire chief. He died recently at 86. (Photo courtesy of Dave LeQuesne)

Bruce J. Toye

Beloved son of the late Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Toye, sadly…

  • Mar 10, 2022

Sandra (Sandy) Leslie Luckhurst

March 6, 2022In loving memory ~ Loving Mother, and retired banker Sandra…

  • Mar 6, 2022
Bob Mitchell, who passed away on Feb. 13, was always ready to work on the farm, no matter the time of day, according to Robin Tunnicliffe, who is taking over Sea Bluff Farm operation. (Courtesy of Robin Tunnicliffe)

Bob Mitchell, a Metchosin ‘icon’, dies at 83

Energetic farmer, agriculture advocate ran Sea Bluff Farm for decades, served on Metchosin council

Bob Mitchell, who passed away on Feb. 13, was always ready to work on the farm, no matter the time of day, according to Robin Tunnicliffe, who is taking over Sea Bluff Farm operation. (Courtesy of Robin Tunnicliffe)

Gary McWilliams Ward

February 14, 20221940-2022  ~  Sadly, my dear brother passed away on 02/14/2022, with family…

  • Feb 14, 2022