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February 24, 2007

JUDY THOMPSON, born January 7, 1941 in Wetaskiwin, AB, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2007 after suffering a stroke. Judy dedicated her life to building Sooke Chicken Farm into a successful family business. She was leader in agriculture for many years and contributed to the sector selflessly for decades in performance of her duties as a past president of both the Island Growers Association and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture to name a few. She is survived by her children Laurie Poirier & Rick Poirier (son-in-law), Shelley Godin & Mike Godin (son-in-law) and Jim Thompson as well as her grandchildren Megan, Erin, Devin, Ian, Evelyn & Alex and her first great-grandchild

Tiffany. Judy will be missed by all those whose lives she touched. A special thanks to Dr. Robin Saunders and to the staff of VGH 6a/b for their tender care and emotional suport. There will be memorial service to celebrate Judy's Life on Saturday, March 24 at 4pm at the Legion hall in Sooke (Eustace Road). Donations to the Sooke Food Bank, PO Box 983, Sooke, BC. VOS 1NO. In lieu of flowers.

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