Karen Adele Botel (McCracken)
Born September 11, 1961 in Powell River. Passed away peacefully with her family by her side on May 23, 2005 in Victoria at the Royal Jubilee Hospital after a short battle with Sarcoma Cancer. She leaves behind her loving husband Tom, Mother Trudy, sisters Cathy (Doug) Logan, Wendy Larkin, brothers Gerry (Cynthia), Mickey (Tracy), Brother-in-laws Sid, Jim, Alec (Giselle), several nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.
Karen was born and raised in Powell River. She married Tom Botel in December 1984, then moved to the community of Quatsino. She became widely involved in her community, especially with the school. She will be greatly missed by her family and the community of Quatsino. A memorial service will be held at the Salvation Army Church (Powell River) on Thursday, June 2nd at 1:00 PM. Tea to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations in the memory of Karen may be made to the BC Cancer Society, Sarcoma Cancer research or the Powell River BCSPCA