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April 19, 1917 - March 11, 2014

Predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Reuben Horwitz in 1989. Born in Spokane, Washington, resided in Portland, Oregon from 1923 to 1955. Grant High School, Oregon State University, Class of 1939. Life member Kappa Alpha Theta and Oregon State Alumni. Served on Boards for University Fraternity, Regional Camp Fire Girls, Community. Resided in Fort St. James, BC from 1955 to 1995. Victoria Resident since 1996. Member of the Prince George Weavers and Spinners Guild, Victoria Weavers and Spinners Guild, Asian Art Society, Uplands Golf Club, Camosun Gyro Club Golden Girl, University Club of Victoria.

Predeceased by her nephew, Stuart Heath Rutherford; survived by nephews, Kenneth and Byron Rutherford, great niece, Meleah Rutherford, Portland, Oregon, her dearest friends, her goddaughter, Lesley Day and husband Matt Day, Bend, Oregon, her special adopted family, Rachel and Don Boult, Victoria, BC, Roxanne and Yann Brierley and their children Noel, Everett, Brynn and Sebastien, Vernon, BC and Kathie and Bob Thompson, Sidney, BC.

A Memorial Service will be held at 2:30 pm, Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at the Interfaith Chapel, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC, near parking lot 6 and Finnerty Gardens, with a reception to follow at Uplands Golf Club, 3300 Cadboro Bay Road, Victoria, BC. Condolences may be offered to the family at

McCall’s of Victoria


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