Lynn BLEASDALE

Rosemary Lynn Bleasdale May 28, 1942 – May 19, 2010 Lynn Bleasdale, a former resident of Summerland and a graduate of SHS, passed away May 19 in her sleep at Santa Cruz. She was the daughter of the late Chuck and Laura Bleasdale and brother Russell. She leaves to mourn her husband Allan Prentice, daughter Brenda Dalrymple-Picone and grand daughters, Lauren and Allyson all of Santa Cruz and numerous relatives. Lynn was a former Summerland Princess. After graduating she then studied at Simon Fraser University and later worked in the education program there. Lynn travelled, studied and trained in Feldenkrais healing and touch, and spiritual practices. She met and was taught by leading gurus, throughout Israel, India, Egypt, Cuba and other countries. She travelled to Abadiania, Brazil and Hawaii in her later years. Upon moving to Santa Cruz she was active in the community and was one of the trainers for Hospice, teaching active listening.

Lynn was a nurturer and always there to listen. People felt helped by her touch and her sensitivity. She was a sweet gentle soul who is remembered to be a wise, loving and giving friend. A memorial service was held in Santa Cruz, June 5. Condolences may be sent to allan.prentice@comcast.net.