Doris passed away peacefully March 14, 2009 at the age of 84 in the Campbell River hospital with her family by her side. She was born in Ladner, BC August 18, 1924. She graduated as an RN at the Vancouver General Hospital in 1946 where she began her nursing career.
She later moved to Port Alice and worked at the Port Alice Hospital, where she met her husband Torleiv. They resided in Quatsino for many years. While living in Quatsino she was the School Public Health Nurse, travelling by boat to different schools in Quatsino Sound.
In 2004 she moved to Sointula where she met many new friends and happily lived her final years.
Doris was predeceased by her husband, Torleiv and survived by her children, Kathy, Tony (Shirley), Carolyn (Trev), brother Bill (Dianna), grandchildren, Trevor, Toril, Rhiannon, Kristin, Jaimie, Samuel, Leon, Maya and great grandchild Ira. Doris will be missed and lovingly remembered by all her family and friends.
The family would like to extend a heartful thanks to the staff at Campbell River Hospital for their care and support.
No service at Doris’ request. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a charity of your choice.