Jun 25, 1942 – Jan 28, 2014

On January 28th Ellen lost her fight against Leukemia. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years Jim and their two boys Warren, with granddaughter Grace, and Doug with wife Valerie and granddaughter Olivia, twin brother Bill with wife Linda and niece Corey and sister Lynn with husband Stewart and nephews Scott and Stewart. Ellen was an advocate for youth. Her volunteer work with the Royal Lifesaving Society of Canada and Swimming Canada gave her many joys and accolades. Ellen was a two-time recipient of the Governor General’s award. Her appointment to the 2000 Canadian Olympic Swim Team was inspiring. She will be missed.

A service will be held at Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St., Vancouver, Saturday February 15th at 11 AM.

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