April 16, 1961 - October 14, 2012
After a long, courageous battle with breast cancer
, Monica finally found peace. Surrounded by her closest family and friends she passed away at her home in Markdale, Ontario. Born in Castlegar, B.C. Monica grew up in Richmond. After graduating from Steveston Senior High school she attended Simon Fraser University. In 1984 she moved to Ontario, and with a partner took up organic farming. Years later she opened up her own health food store in Durham, Ontario and became the heart and hub of a large, like-minded community. She is deeply mourned by her son Keiran Pattullo Graf, her mother Ursula Graf, her sister Yvonne Graf-Westerkamp, her brother Roland Graf, a large extended family in Canada and Germany and a huge circle of friends.