With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our beloved Mother and Grandmother.
Julia was born in Southampton, England to Hamish and Audrey Reid. As a physiotherapist, she immigrated alone to BC in 1955, working in the Kootenays before moving to Prince George.
Julia was predeceased by husband Svend whom she married in 1957. She is survived by: daughter Sheila with Jeff Billinton and children Christian and Fiona; son Paul with Mary Jean and son Isaac; son Neil with Judy and children Kyle, Courtney and Brendan; and son Michael with Hoang Tran.
Survived by brother Dr. David Reid and Natalka of St. Andrews, Scotland and sister Mrs. Jane McCormack of Kirkcaldy, Scotland, and their families; and by Svend’s family in BC and Denmark.
She was a pioneer in advancing inclusive education for children with disabilities. A writer of letters, she took great interest in local, provincial and national affairs.
All are invited to a service at Westwood MB Church on Thu, Oct 18 at 1 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cedars Christian School (https://cedars.bc.ca/ ) or Logos School of English in Cyprus (http://www.logos.ac.cy/ ).