August 31, 1929 – April 13, 2019
Born: Malang, Indonesia. Passed: Princeton, BC, Canada.
Much loved and sadly missed by niece, Lorna, sister-in-law Mary, family in the Netherlands and numerous friends. Predeceased by her dear brother, Dirk.
Madelon was determined and resourceful in her considerable achievements. An avid and accomplished Birder and Naturalist, she founded the White Rock & South Surrey Naturalists, the Vermilion Forks Field Naturalists, and was devoted to habitat conservation and education.
As Director of Children’s Physio at GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, her love of animals combined with her dedication to rehab, co-founding Pacific Riding for Developing Abilities.
A lover of Nature and wild places, Madelon asked that any donations be made to the Nature Trust of BC. naturetrust.bc.ca.
Special thanks to dear friends and the kind caregivers at Ridgewood Lodge. No service by request.