5:10:15….The day our beloved Lana Rosina Cooke, nee Ciaccia, 62 years of age, died peacefully from cancer at Crossroads Hospice Port Moody, BC.
Predeceased by her father Paul, mother Helen, stepfather Cliff Christianson, and mother-in-law Jeanne. Lovingly remembered by husband Rob of Coquitlam, son Matthew of Vancouver, sister Donna Moore of Victoria, brother John Christianson (Cheryl) of 100 Mile House, brother-in-law Guy Moore of Victoria, Uncle Bill Molnar of 100 Mile House, father-in -law Bill of Victoria, Glenna and daughter Alex of Lethbridge, Larry, Linda and many, many more.
Lana was born in Kelowna and raised in 100 Mile House. In 1987, Lana started working at Simon Fraser University. There, she provided unwavering dedication to both students and colleagues in the university community. Prior to joining SFU Lana worked at the University of Lethbridge for 11 years. Marianne Lazaro of SFU shared some of the qualities she will always treasure about Lana – her genuine interest in others, her artistic side, and her ability to mingle with dignitaries without ever losing her gracious humility.
Donations in her memory gratefully accepted at SFU. For anyone wishing to donate to the Lana Cooke International Mobility Award, please call Erin Morantz at 778-782-5687, or go to the link- http://www.sfu.ca/fas/news-and-outreach/years/2015/lana.html
She will be lovingly missed by all.
No service by request.