Obituary

Mike Mead-Miller

February 20, 1943 - October 12, 2021William Michael Mead-Miller was born at…

  • Oct 12, 2021

 

George Manning (right), seen here in the pressroom of one of the publications he oversaw, was a legendary figure and mentor in the local community newspaper industry. He passed away last week at age 81. (Facebook/Gail Manning)

Newspaper executive left large mark on Vancouver Island journalism

George Manning dies at 81, was key figure in the growth of Black Press on Vancouver Island

 

Theodora Berendina Maria ‘Thea’ Eeftink

May 9, 1927 - August 16, 2021Born in Hertogenbosh, Netherlands. Thea, at…

  • Aug 16, 2021

 

Brian Dowell

March 13, 1956 - August 15, 2021It's with great sadness that we…

  • Aug 15, 2021

Douglas Shigeru Kimoto

January 3, 1950 - August 12, 2021Douglas Shigeru Kimoto was born in…

  • Aug 12, 2021

Francis Edith ‘Jean’ Dolby

November 6, 1928 - June 24, 2021Jean is predeceased by her husband…

  • Jun 24, 2021
Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

City of Nanaimo flags at half-mast as former mayor Graeme Roberts dies at 89

‘Giant-killer’ beat out Frank Ney in mayoral election in 1984

Graeme Roberts, who was mayor of Nanaimo from 1984-86, died this month at age 89. (Photo courtesy Nanaimo Community Archives)

Ruth Fortune

June 13, 1927 - May 17, 2021Born in Moose Jaw, Ruth then…

  • May 17, 2021

Susan Stark

May 11, 1954 - May 7, 2021Susan Stark passed away on May…

  • May 7, 2021
Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)

Oscar-winning ‘Moonstruck’ star Olympia Dukakis dies at 89

The veteran stage and screen actor’s flair for maternal roles helped her win and Cher’s mother in the romantic comedy

Olympia Dukakis as seen on Netflix’s “Tales of The City” (2019). (Hand-out photo: Alison Cohn Rosa / ©Netflix / Courtesy: Everett Collection via CP Images)