Woollam, Mary Isabel

January 8, 1911 – July 11, 2012

Predeceased by her husband Harry, her sister Janette Robbins and brother James Mack.

Survived by her brother Alan of Parksville, BC, son Hugh (Annalee) of St. Albert, AB, daughter Sharon of Vernon and four grandchildren Cathy, Rob, Glen and Sheri and six great-grandchildren.

Born to Walter and Isabel Mack on the family farm in North Enderby, January 8th. After receiving her nurses training at Vancouver General Hospital and Public Heath at UBC, she returned to Enderby. A lifetime farmer, promoter of preventative medicine, active in rural and environmental issues, her proudest moment was the designation of the Cliff as a provincial park for which she had lobbied long and hard. In shaping her community she believed in and practiced “The most good to the greatest number”. Think of her as riding on a star where the twinkle is laughter.

A graveside service will be held at the Enderby Cemetery on July 21st at 11:00 am, followed by an outdoor gathering at the gazebo in Barnes Park.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution in memory of Mary, may do so to the Enderby and District Museum.

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