Marnie Cariad Coates passed away peacefully at Vernon Jubilee Hospital on March 13, 2004, after a courageous battle with cancer. Her brave spirit lives on. She was a selfless R.N., always the patient advocate. She will be greatly missed by her beloved sons Colin and Sam; her mother Mavis; sister Leslie (Jerry) and brother Glen. Much thanks to the O.R. staff and the nurses on Three West. A Celebration of her life will be held on Saturday, March 20, at her home. Cremation arrangements were in the care of Vernon Funeral Home. 542-0155.