Monday, December 6, 2010

Heather Stillwell: A champion for life

Heather Stilwell, a staunch pro-life advocate and former chair of the Surrey School Board known for her efforts promoting life and family causes, passed away Saturday after battling cancer.

Hundreds of pro-life supporters recently honoured her with an extended and moving standing ovation at the International Pro-Life Conference in Ottawa, Ontario.

Prayers will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Precious Blood Church in Cloverdale.The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Precious Blood, 17475-59th Ave, Surrey.

 A 2005 B.C. Catholic story about her run for municipal office can be found here.


  1. the children thank you!

  2. Heather, Thank you for your participation in the democratic process, your leadership and courage over the years. You were an inspiration, never tiring, always willing to bring a shared perspective to the public forum. You gave many people an opportunity to support you at the polls over the years and many looked towards you as a model to imitate. You are missed - May your soul rest in peace in God's loving hands


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