Shirley Jane (Fiddick) Lindsay
With great sadness we announce that Shirley passed away peacefully in her home in Palm Springs California on June 6, 2013. Shirley, who was born on January 19, 1930, was the ninth child of Dick and Jane Fiddick of South Wellington. Her husband U.S. Navy Commander Jack Lindsay predeceased her in 1966. Her parents Dick and Jane Fiddick, her sisters Alice Galloway and Alma Davidson; her brothers Edwin, Johnny, Billy, Richard and Tommy also predeceased her. Shirley will be lovingly remembered by her son Richard of Palm Springs, grandson Raz in Japan, sister Dorothy Scott of Port Alberni, brother Ronnie (June) Fiddick of Duncan, sister-in-law Hazel Shorter of Nanaimo as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Following graduation from Ladysmith High School, Shirley trained as a Registered Nurse graduating from Vancouver General Hospital in 1952. She worked mainly as an ob/gyn nurse well into her retirement years. Among the places she nursed were Vancouver, Seattle, San Francisco, San Diego, Palm Springs, Honolulu, Washington DC and St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands.