Susan Patricia McKay (nee Meredith)

Susan Patricia McKay (nee Meredith)

Susan died peacefully on April 14, 2015, with her loving family at her side.

Susan was born at the Royal Jubilee Hospital on September 14, 1950, raised in Victoria, and educated at Strathcona Lodge School of Shawnigan Lake, Oak Bay High School and at the University of Victoria. She enjoyed over 20 years of volunteering with the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival including being a member of the board of directors and the Co-Section Head for Speech and Dramatic Arts, a discipline for which she had great passion. Susan lived a life full of travel, tea with friends, walks on Rathtrevor Beach, boating at Shawnigan and Kootenay Lakes and Sunday dinners with her family. Her greatest achievement has been raising her children and spoiling her grandchildren.

Susan was predeceased by her parents, Jack Meredith and Jane Meredith Bruce. She is survived by her husband, Ross; their children, Jeff, Tim (Blair Meeker), Jennifer (Rod Sidhu); granddaughters, Leni and Windsor; sisters, Nancy (Brian)Partridge, Brenda (Stuart) Brambley; brother, Ross (Cheryll) Meredith; brothers-in-law, Rod (Linda) McKay, Brian (Debbie) Stuart; nieces, Katie Brambley (Nick Leswick), Emily Partridge, Kelsey Stuart; nephews, Brett (Juneth) Partridge, Richard (Pam) Brambley, Justin (Margaret) Partridge, Luke and Drew Meredith, Tyler Stuart.

Susan’s family is grateful for the exceptional, compassionate care provided to her by the doctors, nurses and staff of the Vancouver Island Cancer Centre and the Royal Jubilee Hospital. They wish to extend their gratitude to Dr. Catherine Fitzgerald, Dr. Alan Buckley, Dr. David Peterson and McCall Bros. Funeral Directors.

A memorial celebration of Susan’s life was held at McCall Bros. Floral Chapel, 1400 Vancouver Street, Victoria, BC, Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:00pm.

Donations in Susan’s honour may be made to The Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival.

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