Nancy Esther (nee Crawford)
Feb.4, 1924-Jan.5, 2006
Went home to be with the Lord in her 81st year. Predeceased by her beloved husband of 55 years, Ernest Rombough, and her dear granddaughter, Kathryn Rose.
Survived by son, Russell, and daughter, Janet Bartlett (Rowland), Grandchildren, Samuel, Rebecca (Duane), Lucy and Leah, and great-granddaughter, Mia. Sisters-in-law, Betty Brussow of Ventura, Calif. and Dorothy Rombough of Campbell River, and many nieces and nephews.
Nancy served in WWII as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurses corp. After moving to Campbell River in 1972 she worked as a nurse at the Quinsam Medical Clinic. She was past matron of the Chas-Maria Chapter of Eastern Star, had been active in Trinity Presbyterian Church for many years, and was a past member of the Arts Council and the Concert Assoc.
Nancy was truly a Renaissance woman, she was an accomplished painter, organist, pianist, soap stone carver, bonsai teacher, she enjoyed all types of handcrafts, was knowledgeable about the local birds, plants and wildlife. She was a generous and delightful person and a joy to all who knew her.
Thank you to Drs. Wilcox and Penhall, the kind nurses of 3 North and a special thank you to Barb Boniface. Thank you also Rev. Green and Pastors Kent and Helen Rogers.
A celebraton of Nancy’s life will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 145 Simms Rd. on Thursday, January 12th at 1:30.
If desired, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, or the Hospital Foundation.
Canadian Cancer Society Resource Centre
1423-B 16th Avenue,
Campbell River, BC V9W 2E4
C.R. Hospital Foundation
Campbell River, BC V9W 3V1
Suttons Campbell River Funeral Home