Alison passed away suddenly but peacefully on October 30 in her 80th year. Her final days were happily spent surrounded by family. Alison will be greatly missed and forever loved. She is survived by her loving husband Ralph of 60 years, son Richard and daughters Suzanne (Dan), Shari (Wally) and Carol (Jack), her grandchildren Jodi and Carly and great-grandchildren Jenna and Ava. The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the many wonderful people at Hilton Villa who watched over and cared for our wife and mother over the past three years. There will be a private graveside service for immediate family members at Valleyview Memorial Gardens. It was a privilege to have had such an exceptional Mom.

Published in Vancouver Sun and/or The Province from Nov. 3 to Nov. 4, 2012