Dr. Jean E. Strangway

Dr. Jean E.


February 27, 1938

August 22, 2010

After a prolonged illness, Jean passed away peacefully at Terraceview Lodge. She was born of missionary parents in West China, attended medical school in Toronto and practiced medicine in Hazelton and Terrace.

She was predeceased by her parents, Ruth and Ralph Hayward, brother Robert and foster daughter Tia Azak. She is mourned by husband Don, sisters Donna Klassen (Henry) of Vanderhoof, Helen of Ottawa and Joanne (Germaine) of Haida Gwaii. Also by her sons Kevin (Nadina), John (Anna) and Paul (Carlene) and daughter Christine Idy (Joe). Also by her grandchildren: Katelyn, Elizabeth, Noah, Sydney, Jayden, Derek, Zachary, Benjamin, Samuel and Maxwell.

Special thanks to Ashley Roy, the staff of the Sunshine Centre and the staff of Terraceview Lodge, who were so kind and caring: to Dr. Geoff Appleton and also to Rev. Wally Hargrave and members of Knox United Church who held her in their prayers.

A celebration of her life will be held at Knox United Church in Terrace at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 28th. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for the:

R.E.M. Lee Hospital Foundation

Box 1067, Terrace, B.C. V8G 4V1

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