Nina Lewis Dies at 90

Well-known Surrey resident, Nina Lewis /Banigan passed away peacefully B.C. Day (Aug. 2) at age 90. Nina was a former Head Librarian at Newton and Cloverdale.

Her first husband, Glyn Lewis, (deceased) was a newspaperman. Martin Lewis was their only son. Her second marriage was to Walter Banigan (deceased).

Nina, a world traveler, took a keen interest in current events, hiking, gardening, golf and her grandchildren – Megan, Trevor, Mandalena and Glyn.

Born in Castlegar of Russian heritage, Nina was brought up in the Langley area, attended business school and took university courses. She was the eldest of four sisters including Helen (Muralt),Ollie (Howieson) and Marge (Keating). A Memorial will be held at Beecher Place, 12160 Beecher St., Crescent Beach Wednesday, August 11th at 1:30 p.m.

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