BARBARA (Purves), who spent her childhood in Summerland, lived many years raising her family in North Vancouver, retiring in Summerland and finally residing in Oyama, passed away peacefully on June 16th, 2003. She was predeceased by her husband John Arthur and her brothers Jack, Jim and Alec. She is survived by her brother Ralph, sister Margaret (Sadie), son John (Brenda), daughters Toni and Sherry (Cliff), and her grandchildren; Christie, Joanna, Kyle, Dana, Hans, Heidi and Jenelle. She was always surrounded by her loving family and will be dearly missed. A memorial will be held on Sunday, June 22nd at 12:00 at the Boal Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Road, North Vancouver.