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July 11, 2023

In Loving Memory ~

The late Dr. Joyce Golding Clearihue was a native Victorian, who passed away on July 11, 2023.

She was predeceased by her parents Joseph and Irene Clearihue, and was their only child.

Judge Joseph Clearihue was a driving force behind the founding of the University of Victoria, while Dr. Irene Clearihue was the first woman doctor to graduate from Guy's Hospital in London England. Joyce followed in her mother's footsteps, becoming a distinguished dermatologist.

Joyce was also predeceased by her beloved Warren Levecke, with whom she found great happiness in her later years.

Joyce was an avid downhill skier up until her mid-80's and an active member of the Victoria Outdoors Club. Joyce left a strong legacy to the community, as she was a life-long supporter of several Victoria institutions, including the YWCA, the Royal BC Museum, Craigdarroch Castle and the University of Victoria, and left a significant land contribution to the Capital Region parks system at Charters Creek in the Sooke Highlands.

While it was the wish of Dr. Clearihue that there would be no service, all her friends are kindly invited to celebrate Joyce's life at a reception and luncheon, which is to be held at the Union Club of British Columbia at 805 Gordon Street, Victoria, BC on Sunday October 22, 2023 from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Joyce's friends can respond with their interest in this event to Hope Londres, Trust Administrator, at Royal Trust Corporation of Canada, via telephone at 604-665-8906 or via email

For estate related questions, kindly contact Quynh Nguyen, Associate Trust Officer, via telephone at 604-717-2055 or via email at

Joyce will be missed greatly by all who knew her well.

Service Details

Celebration of Life
Sunday, October 22, 2023
1:00 PM
Union Club of British Columbia at 805 Gordon Street, Victoria

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