Mary passed away suddenly on May 1, 2015. She was born in Vernon, BC on June 17, 1935 and grew up in Oyama, B.C. Mary was predeceased by her husband Charles (Peter) Bailey and is survived by her children Monica Jackson (Michael), Roger Bailey (Diane), Seasonn Bailey and her grandchildren Jenny, Julia, Claire, David and Rebekah.
Mary strongly believed in environmental education and preservation. She was very involved in preserving the Ellison family history. She liked to follow in her father’s footsteps by sharing fruit from the family orchard.
Celebration of life to be held Sunday, June 21. For details contact firstname.lastname@example.org. No flowers please. Those wishing to remember Mary may send a donation to the Vernon Ellison Memorial Award at the Okanagan College Foundation, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna BC, V1Y 4X8.