Obituary

Fans line up to enter Graceland for a memorial service for Lisa Marie Presley Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. She died Jan. 12 after being hospitalized for a medical emergency and was buried on the property next to her son Benjamin Keough, and near her father Elvis Presley and his two parents. (AP Photo/John Amis)

Mourners bid farewell to Lisa Marie Presley, Elvis’ daughter

More than a thousand people gathered in Memphis to pay their respects Sunday

 

Marjorie Doreen Sadler

April 20, 1945 - January 1, 2023In loving memory ~ After a…

  • Jan 1, 2023

 

David Stewart McMillan

July 31, 1943 - December 31, 2022In loving memory ~ David passed…

  • Dec 31, 2022
FILE - British designer Vivienne Westwood speaks to media after her Anglomania Spring/Summer 2010 collection show at Selfridges in London, Nov. 16, 2009. Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at 81. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)

Vivienne Westwood, influential fashion maverick, dies at 81

She was a lifelong rebel who was honored several times by Queen Elizabeth II

FILE - British designer Vivienne Westwood speaks to media after her Anglomania Spring/Summer 2010 collection show at Selfridges in London, Nov. 16, 2009. Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022, at 81. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Ian Tyson is shown during an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Monday, Oct.18, 2010. Canadian folk legend Tyson, best known for the hit single “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia, has died at age 89.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

B.C.-born folk legend Ian Tyson, known for ‘Four Strong Winds’, dies

Tyson’s life was a whirlwind ride from B.C. private school to Alberta ranch living

Ian Tyson is shown during an interview with The Canadian Press in Toronto on Monday, Oct.18, 2010. Canadian folk legend Tyson, best known for the hit single “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia, has died at age 89.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
FILE - Brazil’s Pele wears his national team’s jersey in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25, 1962. Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died in Sao Paulo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. He was 82. (AP Photo, File)
FILE - Brazil’s Pele wears his national team’s jersey in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 25, 1962. Pelé, the Brazilian king of soccer who won a record three World Cups and became one of the most commanding sports figures of the last century, died in Sao Paulo on Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. He was 82. (AP Photo, File)

Ralph E. Crombie

May 6, 1936 - November 28, 2022In loving memory ~ Ralph joined…

  • Nov 28, 2022

Jeff Beylard

November 25, 2022In loving memory ~ Known to so many for his…

  • Nov 25, 2022

Patsy Yvonne Mercier

November 22, 2022In loving memory ~ On Tuesday, November 22, 2022, Patsy…

  • Nov 22, 2022
FILE - Actress Jennifer Aniston, left, poses with her father, actor John Aniston, after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2012. John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

John Aniston, star of ‘Days of Our Lives,’ dead at 89

Aniston also starred in The West Wing, Gilmore Girls

FILE - Actress Jennifer Aniston, left, poses with her father, actor John Aniston, after she received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles on Feb. 23, 2012. John Aniston, the Emmy-winning star of the daytime soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and father of Jennifer Aniston, has died at age 89. The actor’s daughter posted a tribute to him Monday morning on Instagram, announcing that he had died Friday, Nov. 11. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)

Mary Bewick

May 30, 1924 - October 18, 2022In Loving Memory ~ Mary Bewick…

  • Oct 18, 2022
Karl Schutz was the ultimate Chemainus booster. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Island town’s mural project visionary Schutz dies

Chemainus booster leaves a lasting legacy with outdoor art gallery project

Karl Schutz was the ultimate Chemainus booster. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Olivia Newton John performs during the Viña del Mar International Song Festival at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Believed to be one of the largest musical events in Latin America, the annual five-day festival was inaugurated in 1960. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Olivia Newton-John, beloved star of Grease, dead at 73

Newton-John ‘passed away peacefully at her Ranch in Southern California this morning’

Olivia Newton John performs during the Viña del Mar International Song Festival at the Quinta Vergara in Viña del Mar, Chile, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Believed to be one of the largest musical events in Latin America, the annual five-day festival was inaugurated in 1960. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89

Nichols more recently known for role in TV series ‘Heroes’

FILE - Actor Nichelle Nichols speaks during the Creation Entertainment’s Official Star Trek Convention at The Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., Sunday, June 8, 2014. Nichols, who gained fame as Lt. Ntoya Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died Saturday, July 30, 2022, her family said. She was 89. (Photo by Barry Brecheisen/Invision/AP, File)
FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Bill Russell, NBA great and Celtics legend, dies at 88

Russell was first ever Black head coach of any major U.S. sport

FILE - Bill Russell grins at announcement that he had been named coach of the Boston Celtics basketball team, April 18, 1966. (AP Photo, File)

Ada Muriel Dougan

February 12, 1934 - July 24, 2022In Loving Memory ~ We will…

  • Jul 24, 2022

Esther Stephens

June 9, 2022With broken hearts, we announce the passing of our mom,…

  • Jun 9, 2022

Paul Leo Suo

June 12, 1962 - June 8, 2022It is with heavy hearts that…

  • Jun 8, 2022

Rita Claire Marie Strom

October 26, 1937 - February 1, 2022In loving memory ~ Rita passed…

  • Feb 1, 2022