Among those who passed away this year: Hilda Ogden

Year in review: Those we lost in 2013

A look at some noteworthy Nelson and West Kootenay passings.

Raymond Cooper, 86. Retired Nelson provincial court judge. Died February 21.

Blair D’Andrea, 49. Vice-principal of Mount Sentinel secondary school. Died suddenly February 20.

Edna Daney, 99. The Grand Old Lady of the Lardeau. Died March 26 in Squamish.

Peter Duryea, 73. Kootenay Lake tipi camp founder and Hollywood actor. Died March 24.

Phyllis Gautschi, 98. Elder sister of Nelson war hero Lt. Robert Hampton Gray. Died January 24.

Agnes Herbison, 96. Longtime Nelson musician and music teacher, and prominent Argenta resident. Died August 6.

Kim Kratky, 66. Educator, mountaineer, and environmentalist. Died March 12.

Ev Kuhn, 90. Former Nelson firefighter, hockey and lacrosse player. Died May 28.

Don Lyon, 76. Former Touchstones Nelson board chair, mountaineer, and all-round community volunteer. Died October 11.

Tex Mowatt, 85. Twice Nelson mayor and co-founder of Whitewater ski hill. Died June 19.

Jack Munro, 82. IWA leader who got his start at Kootenay Forest Products in the 1960s. Died November 15.

Eric Nygren. Slocan Valley regional district director 1993-99. Died October 4.

Doug Ormond, 78. Nelson city administrator 1975-95 and freeman. Died August 20.

Hilda Ogden, 98. Procter matriarch. Died February 27 in Kamloops.

Tony Quibell, 53. Prominent Nelson aviator. Died June 12 in a plane crash near Crawford Bay.

Art Stevens, 86. Prolific Nelson photographer and portrait studio owner. Died August 23, a day before Touchstones launched a career retrospective.

Ryan Woikin, 40. Swimming medalist at various Special Olympics. Died April 8.

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