Lucille Helen Griffin passed away on August 10, 2010 at Dunrovin Park Lodge in Quesnel.
A private family ceremony was held at the cemetery on August 18 followed by a tea. A special poem and prayer was said by her grandson and fond memories spoken by family members.
Lucille was born on November 14, 1915 in Vancouver, BC. She was very active in gymnastics, swimming, golfing, knitting, fishing, hunting, gardening, canning, cooking and family gatherings. Lucille was well known for her wit and generosity.
Lucille married William Wear in 1938 and Royal Griffin in 1962. Bill, Lucille and family moved to Quesnel in 1946, at first to live with her parents at the Carson Lodge, the present site of the Wee Chippee Restaurant. Bill and Lucille owned Wears Sporting Goods for a number of years in the early years. She worked at Hoys, The Credit Union and Willis Harper. Lucille was a member of the Quesnel Golf Course when it was located where Dunrovin is now. She was a volunteer at the museum. She was a long time member of the Dragon Lake W.I. and the Legion.
Lucille is survived by son Edward Wear (Isabel), daughter Judith Traub, 6 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by husbands Bill Wear, Roy Griffin, brother Donald Symington, sisters June Mufford, Christine Zantolas and son-in-law Clifford Traub.
The family of Lucille would like to express their deepest thanks to the staff at Dunrovin and the dedicated volunteers at Palliative Care for her wonderful care. Donations may be made to Palliative Care in Lucille’s memory.