January 31, 1951 – June 7, 2013
Denise Susan Brackett (nee Pacey), of Nelson, BC passed away peacefully on June 7th, 2013 at Kootenay Lake Hospital with her family close by.
Her strength and courage were inspirations to her family and friends and we are all thankful for the wisdom, enthusiasm and wit she spread to everyone she touched. Denise was drawn to the Kootenays by their beauty and to be close to family. She loved watching and helping her grandchildren grow, play and learn. Denise was especially thankful for all the wonderful caring people she met throughout her treatment and for the support of her community and friends around her.
Denise will be loved and remembered forever by her husband David Brackett, brother Chris, father-in-law Ben, sons Dan and Doug, daughters-in-law Donna and Krista and her grandchildren Tiia, Rhys and Aili.
In lieu of flowers or cards, we are requesting that donations be made to Kootenay Lake Hospital Foundation, 3 View Street, Nelson BC V1L 2V1 or Pancreatic Cancer Canada c/c Canadian Cancer Society, 565 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver BC V5Z 9Z9.
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Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Thompson Funeral Service Ltd.