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E. Vaughan Gardner, passed away quietly on Sunday, August 23, 2015. She is survived by her loving husband, Robert (Bob) Gardner, and her children, Marianne (and husband Mike) McKee, Ken (and wife Yvonne) Gardner, Dawn Gardner and Rob Gardner, as well as her grandchildren, Chris Williams, Heather

Williams, Ken Gardner Jr., Tamara Gardner, Evan Gardner and Laurel Gardner.

Vaughan was an avid gardener, and was active in quilting and weaving clubs, as well as acting for many years as a cub leader in the scout movement.

Born in Lethbridge, she and her family moved to Vancouver in the late 30’s where she grew up.  After meeting and marrying Bob, a young UBC student, they started a family and lived for two years in Winnipeg before settling in Lethbridge. They then retired to Salmon Arm.

Vaughan loved to camp, and was known for getting involved with children hands on,

We will have a celebration of life at the family home in the near future.  Anyone who wishes to is welcome to donate to the Salmon Arm SPCA in Vaughan’s memory.

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