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Isabel Dryden (1888-2000?)

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Re: Isabel Dryden (1888-2000?)

Posted: 7 Apr 2013 4:28PM GMT
Classification: Query

Hi Calvin,
The OBITUARIES are in the Vancouver Sun/Province Newspaper
As well Victoria Times Colonist Paper

If no one at the message board can help
Contact the Main Branch of the Vancouver Public Library - Georgia Street Vancouver.
They may help with the Obituaries - may also have clippings or ? of the Birthday - and perhaps story of the death of Isabel DRYDEN, nee FOSKEN/FASKIN.
From Provincial Archive of BC Vital Events Index Online

Groom Guy William Dryden
Bride Bella Milne Fosken
Date:1917 12 29 (Yr/Mo/Day) Event:Marriage
Place Prince Rupert
Reg. Number:1917-09-183172
Microfilm #:B11388 (GSU # 1984109)
Groom age 36 - Bride Age 29

Full Registration of Marriage can be viewed online at Royal BC Museum & Archive site

(From The Province Newspaper, Vancouver BC, Oct 11, 1998 – with thanks to Jacquie Norris.)

110 Years Young. – Mrs. Isabel Dryden will celebrate her 110th Birthday on October 16, 1998.
Born in Elora, Ontario, she is the daughter of the late Samuel Faskin.
For 9 years a dedicated teacher of grades 1 to 8,
Isabel married Guy Dryden in 1927.
They had two children, Elaine and Douglas.
Now the family has grown to include 5 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
She has been a resident of Vancouver since 1919.
Since 1928 she has been affiliated with Kitsilano United Church (formerly Crosby United).
She was very active in the Women’s Association and during WW2 and up into the 1960s her knitting needles flew for the Red Cross.
For the past 15½ years, Isabel has been living in the Broadway Pentecostal Lodge on Lamey’s Mill Road.
During her residency at the Lodge, Isabel has received a number of first prize ribbons at the P.N.E. for her knitting and weaving in the Craft Department.
On June 7, 1993 Isabel received a SPRY Award (The Society for Programs in Retirement Years) at a ceremony held in Vancouver’s Waterfront Hotel.
Happy Birthday to a remarkable lady.

SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Mark Muir 7 Apr 2013 6:39PM GMT 
sstanger1 7 Apr 2013 10:28PM GMT 
Mark Muir 8 Apr 2013 6:38PM GMT 
Heather Bos 12 Nov 2013 11:24PM GMT 
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