Heather passed away after a sudden, unexpected illness on October 23, 2022, in Victoria, BC. Predeceased by her father Stephen, she is survived by her loving husband Rob, as well as her mother Hazel, and brothers, Graham (Allison) and Paul. She will be missed by many other relatives, cousins and friends.

Heather was born April 26, 1970 in Victoria, BC. Heather graduated from Spectrum School and attended an arts program at Camosun College, where she was able to express her imaginative spirit and incredible sense of humour through visual arts and writing. She continued with her artistic talents after she left school, often decorating windows for stores and fire halls over the holiday season. Those close to Heather will have witnessed her talents firsthand through her wonderfully unique sketches, comics and characters.

Heather met Rob in 1990 through her brother Paul which formed the spark for a loving, lifelong relationship, including a wonderful wedding celebration on Canada Day, 1999.

Heather had a compassionate and empathetic soul which inspired her to complete the Home Care Worker program and she spent her working career helping others and caring deeply for her clients.

A private Memorial Service was held October 30,2022.

The family wish to thank the doctors and nurses at Victoria General Hospital’s ICU who cared for Heather in her final days, especially Ann, one of the amazing nurses in the unit. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.

Condolences may be offered to the family below. To view service recording click arrow below.

McCall Gardens

  • Theresa

    My deepest condolences to your whole family. I went to school with Heather and she was always kind and unique and confident in herself. She was a brilliant artist and I always wondered how she was doing and what she was up to. That’s what brought me here. Very sad but I’m so happy to hear she had a loving husband and family to see her through her life. Best and blessings to you all.

  • Angel

    My deepest condolences

    She was much loved by her Evony family

    We all worried when she vanished.
    So sad to see this was the reason

    Much love ❤️

  • Erica Okell

    Hazel, Rob, Graham, Paul and Allison
    My deepest sympathy and love during this difficult time.
    I hope you’re all blessed and comforted with many joyful memories of Heather
    Love and Peace Erica Okell

  • Dan McGill

    Dear Auntie Hazel, Rob, Graham (Allison) and Paul,

    Please know Mary and I are holding you near to our hearts at this very difficult time.

    Heather was always so thoughtful and kind to everyone. We were very fortunate to have gotten to know her again over these recent years. She will be greatly missed.

    We will be thinking of you often and look forward to a chance to see you again in person.


    Dan and Mary

  • Treena Toth

    Heather is one in a million. She was loving, and gentle and always cheerful. She isn’t just a neighbour, she is family.
    We will miss her profoundly.

  • Linda Crump

    Dear Rob, Auntie Hazel, Graham (Allison), and Paul,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
    Kerry and I will hold the memories we shared together close to our
    Heather was always modest about her amazing talent, her genuine
    smile and so much love and kindness was easily shared.
    May all the wonderful memories comfort all of you.
    Love Linda and Kerry

  • Carolyn

    Dear Hazel, Rob, Graham (Allison) and Paul,
    We send our love and deepest sympathies to you at this difficult time. Our visits to Victoria and great times with Heather will always be remembered. Her kind words and great sense of humour were always part of our discussions and fun.

    Thinking of you often and looking forward to giving you all a big hug in person.

    Love Edna, Carolyn, Sara and Claire

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