MUNRO, Joan Alison Gone too Soon, Never to be Forgotten It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alison Munro. She left this world peacefully on Monday July 8, surrounded by her family. Alison was 58 years old. Alison was a devoted and loving wife to her husband Bruce. She was the center of her family and adored her children Bryce and Jamie. Alison filled their lives with remarkable experiences and lots of love. She cherished her grandchildren Lauren and Elaina, who brought her endless joy and laughter. Alison was a long-time resident of North Vancouver and resided in Pemberton Heights for much of her life. In her professional career she operated a successful marine business in Horseshoe Bay with Bruce for over thirty years. She and Bruce retired after selling their business in 2007 and used their new time to enjoy life and to travel the world with family and friends. Alison lived every day fully and with thoughtfulness. She will be greatly missed by her family, including her husband of over 40 years Bruce, children and daughters-in-law, Bryce (Stacy) and Jamie (Karla), grandchildren Lauren and Elaina, mother Grace, brothers Doug (Marina) and Derek (Sandie), sister-in-law Jane (Mike), brothers-in-law Morley and Tim along with her aunts, uncle, cousins, nephews, niece and friends. Alison was predeceased by her father Jim and her brother Lorne. Alison will live on in our hearts and memories. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to BC Cancer Agency in Alison's name. A celebration of her life will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, July 19 at the Pinnacle Hotel at the Pier, 138 Victory Ship Way, North Vancouver. We are grateful for the extraordinary care and compassion bestowed by Dr. Paul Sugar, Dr. George Chalmers and the nursing staff at North Shore Hospice.

Published in The North Shore News from July 12 to July 17, 2013