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Nancy Mills

May 2, 1952 - March 7, 2015


150511/13:15 Quamichan Lake  It is with indescribable sadness that I must inform Sothern Vancouver Island that:  NANCY ROBERTA MILLS (born 02 May 1952) died at Cowichan District Hospital on March 7th, 2015 of an unsuspected, untreated cancer which she was unable to overcome with the resources she had available.  She fought longer and harder than any of us knew or suspected and if we knew, we could have offered more and better support. Nancy hated to bother anybody even when she needed help.  In school, Nancy was the shy, wimpy kid who the brats and bullies picked on, however it turns out she turned out better than all of them, because she grew up to be beautiful, intelligent, talented and KIND.  It was my good fortune to share forty years of events, places and friends with her, especially music, musicians and other exceptionally talented artistic people.  Nancy’s father, Clayton Mills was an marquetry perfectionist, an electronic technician and an appreciative organist.  Nancy’s uncle, Don Kerr, was the local postmaster and a well-known musician and choir director.  Nancy, Clayton, and Don, all possessed fine keyboard instruments, and in their honor it is proposed to present a free memorial keyboard concert which will be announced in the future.  All will be welcome, especially people with a connection to the “older” music of their youth and loves.  I would sincerely like to thank the many people who have offered me their condolences and support.  We have all lost a lovely lady, supporter, inspiration and friend. Robert Paul Spleiter Duncan, BC 11 May 2015



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From: Donna Cameron and Harv Maser
Relation: acquaintance

Dear Robert,
We are so sorry for your loss. The obituary in the local paper was very touching. We will miss Nancy. We always enjoyed running into you both at music events and art shows throughout the valley. Nancy was always smiling and happy and easy to talk to. A beautiful person.

From: tracy haugland
Relation: knew her as a customer

You most likely do not know me. But I wanted to say I am very sorry
for your loss. I was a grocery cashier at a local store and had
the pleasure of serving her over the years, and appreciated
her gentle caring soul.
Nancy after reading your obituary I am inspired by your strength.
Again so sorry for you loss.

From: Timothy Burrell
Relation: Robert's Honorary Son from Ottawa

Dear Robert. We just discovered this news recently. We hope that you are managing well and are able to recover from your loss. We are always thinking of you and praying for you here.

With love from Us,

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