Lynn Boles Jackson

JACKSON, LYNN BOLES, 65, of Victoria, BC, formerly of Louisville, passed away February 6, 2012. The world is a sadder place today due to the passing of Lynn Boles Jackson, also known as "Sparkle the Clown".

For over 30 years "Sparkle" was an entertainer of children and adults alike. Through her original music, magic show and balloon artistry, Lynn was THE consummate thespian.

Lynn grew up in Louisville, KY, and was a member of Crescent Hill Baptist Church. She moved to Canada, and for 21 years owned and operated Selkirk Guest House B&B in Victoria, BC.

Lynn is survived by her husband of 32 years, Norman; her children, Rachel Cooper, Dave and Douglas Jackson; eight grandchildren; mother, Lucille (Tillie) Brown; brothers, Rob and Charles; sisters, Lisa and Barbara.

Celebration of Life will be held February 17, 2012 in Victoria, BC.

Memorial gifts may be made to Victoria Hospice, 1952 Bay St., Victoria, BC V8R 1J8 Canada.

When asked how she would like to be remembered, "As somebody who enjoyed life and shared that love of life with other people---and was never boring!


Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 9, 2012