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Mary Anne Barry

June 27, 1950 - March 14, 2013


Mary was born in Vancouver and grew up in Port Alberni, moving to Cowichan in 1976. She is survived by her sister Susan Johnson, husband John, daughter Crystal, sons Patrick (Amanda), David (Lindsay) and Chris (Coral) plus many grandchildren. She loved horses and dogs and was never without either. She competed in Western Events in younger years and bred and showed dogs almost all of her life.In her last decade she became active in girl guides both at the executive level and as a guide leader and had great times with all of her girls.Deepest that to Dr. Malherbe and all the nurses and PCA’s at CDH who cared for Mary in her final weeks.



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From: Edna Joyce
Relation: cousin

My condolences to John and your family. Mary, from hiking the West Coast Trail and Mt. Arrowsmith, to the open road on the bike, you have many trails yet to follow. Miss you.

From: Leslie Labs
Relation: Friend

Mary you will be missed by many friends and dogs. You always had the time to listen and never made judgement of anything or anyone.
Always in our hearts. Leslie

From: Ken Sharp
Relation: friend

John, I just wanted to extend my sympathies , my prayers are with you and your family.

From: Del and Brittney Saywell
Relation: We enjoyed the love of dogs

I’m deeply sorry to hear about the death of Mary. I know Mary for many years through dogs, and then again when my granddaughter Brittney was in her Guide Troop.
Mary has crossed over her own Rainbow Bridge.
Mary will be sadly missed.

From: Laurie Douglas
Relation: Sister in Guiding

Thanks for sharing your Mary with her other family of Girl Guides. Mary touched many young girls’ lives, as well as enriched the Guiders lives. For Mary, it was always about all the girls. She made many memories for both girls and Guiders alike, she was loved and will be missed by our large Guiding family .

From: olivia barry
Relation: granddaughter

I am mary barry granddaughter i loved my grandma so much she was always smiling and if it wasn’t for my grandma i wouldn’t have gotten this far in life and she loved the girlgiudes rest in peace grandma you r my angel looking down on me i love you grandma

From: Deanie Patten, Deputy Commissioner, Pacific Shores Area Girl Guides
Relation: Sisters in Guiding

On behalf of Girl Guides of Canada, Pacific Shores Area I would like to send our heartfelt condolences to Mary’s family. She will be greatly missed by all her Guiding sisters. Wherever you are Mary, I hope you are still dancing.

From: Kim Gallop and Melissa Sherman
Relation: Friend/coworker

Thinking about you often and my condolences to the family, you were a kind wonderful lady and touched the hearts of many.

From: Elaine Ross
Relation: Friend in the dog world

Dear John and Family,

Our family sends it deepest condolences to your family for the loss of Mary. She was always so sweet and kind and full of laughter. Our connection through the German Shepherds goes back a long time.

Kind regards,
Elaine Ross and Family

From: curtis thoresen
Relation: grand son

i will miss my grandmother very much i always lovd her smill and her sens of humer i really miss her i wish her the best with god and hope she keeps tolcking in awer minds and hearts i will always remeber the bests of time to gether love you lots grandma and wish you the best of luck. love your grand son.

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