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Friday February 8, 2013

PHYLLIS WILMA GAUTSCHI
(nee Gray)

December 3, 1914
January 24, 2013
Phyllis was born in New Westminster to John (JB) and Wilhelmina Gray. She spent her childhood in Trail and Nelson, BC. Phyllis was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 59 years, Edouard Henri (Ed) (1999) and by her two brothers, John Balfour (Jack) (1942) and Robert Hampton (1945) of Nelson. Through Ed's business transfers with Cominco, Phyllis and Ed lived in Trail, Calgary, Montreal, and since 1970 in West Vancouver. Phyllis is survived by her daughters Jane Underwood and husband David of Oakville, Anne George of Prince George, and Marcia Rioux and partner, Ezra Zubrow of Toronto. She is also survived by four granddaughters Kristen and Kathryn Underwood and Marcia and Mary George and their partners Scott Nowlan, Jay Friedman and Nic Clarke, and by seven great grandchildren Joshua, Erica, Madeline, Henri, George, Nyah and Niobe. Phyllis will also be missed by many friends on the North Shore. Funeral service will be held on February 16, 2013 at 12 noon at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, 885 - 22nd Street, West Vancouver. A lunch reception will follow 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Red Cross, Parkinson's Society, or West Van Seniors Volunteer Centre 275 - 21st Street, West Vancouver, BC V7V 4A5 (phone 604-922-1575) would be appreciated.

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