Mary Boggild

Mary Dale Boggild

Dale Boggild died peacefully in the Hospice Room at Queen Victoria Hospital, Revelstoke on Saturday, August 29th, 2009 at the age of 62 years after a 2 ½ year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life Service was held at the Revelstoke Alliance Church on Thursday, September 3rd with family and friends officiating. Cremation. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Revelstoke Community Foundation, P.O. Box 2398, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0, in memory of Dale.

Mary Dale Boggild (nee Gardiner) was born on March 29, 1947 in Toronto, Ontario and had been a resident of Revelstoke since 1986. She held many interesting jobs during her life and even backpacked around Europe. In 1978, Dale owned and operated a Ski Resort, Loch Lamond – Candy Mountain in Thunder Bay, Ontario. She loved academics, the outdoors and sports, right up until she became ill. She was a fan and faithful supporter of the performing and visual arts. Dale loved history and art. She owned and operated Phoenix Office Supply in Revelstoke for many years – a very special store that she is most noted for. Dale was well respected in the business community. She was an avid gardener and a voracious reader. Dale spent many years volunteering with the local Karate Club with out of town competitions, fundraising and the like. Both her boys obtained their black belts. She always put her sons first and devoted much of her life to them. She was much loved by all her family and friends and they will miss her terribly.

Dale was predeceased by her brother Keith Douglas Gardiner, as well as her father John Douglas (Doug) Gardiner of Ontario who passed away May 17, 2009. She is survived by her two sons: Kai (Janine) Boggild of Revelstoke and Lars Boggild presently of Halifax, NS; her mother Muriel (aka Morley) Jean Gardiner of Bracebridge, Ontario; her sister Jane Anne Gardiner-Bowman (Malcolm McKinnon) of Elliot Lake, Ontario; her brothers Bill (Debbie) Gardiner of Mississauga, Ontario and Jim (Iris) Gardiner of Bracebridge, Ontario; nephews Michael, Jonathan and Shawn; nieces Rebecca and Amanda, as well as many extended family and friends across the country.

Arrangements were in the care of Brandon Bowers

Funeral Home, Revelstoke.

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