"If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants." Sir Isaac Newton
Published in the Times Colonist from Sept. 5 to Sept. 6, 2013:
Surrounded by her family, Dot passed away peacefully at the James Bay Lodge, comfortable and well loved. The eldest of 4 children, Dot was born in Lloydminster Sask. to Dr. A. B. and Myrtle Cooke. She is survived by younger siblings Joe, Jean and Jack. Predeceased by her husband Larry ("Deacon") in 1985, Dot leaves her children Bobbi (Steve) Renton, Wendy, Doug (Lisa), Dale (Julia) and Don (Nancy), 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and countless friends through her involvement with Eastern Star, St. Paul's Anglican Church, Lambrick Park Church, Gorge Soccer Association, Hampton Little League and many days in the rinks and at the playing fields of Victoria.