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go on for quite a while, so it was best to set some time aside. Marv was never
at a loss for things to discuss: what was new in the court, recent cases,
events of the day, new recipes. Above all, she was fascinated by everyone
she met: her favourite subject was what makes people tick.
As her retirement date neared, Marv and Luby sold their farm in
Smithers and moved back to Vancouver. Soon after returning, she was diagnosed
with multiple myeloma. Marv was a very social person and had a
large group of close friends from various facets of her life; these friends
were a great source of support for her during her treatment. Despite her illness,
her energy remained high, and she had many walking companions
who kept her company throughout her time in Vancouver. She was a great
cook and enjoyed preparing meals for friends, even when she was fighting
her illness. If you were lucky, you got her incomparable lemon pie for
Marv fought cancer hard for two and a half years, and she was still very
much present right up to the end. It is hard to believe our vibrant and multifaceted
friend is gone. We will miss her.
The Honourable Justice Mary Humphries
Tex Cyril Enemark
Tex Enemark was born in 1940 in the small mining
community of Wells, B.C. His life cut short by cancer,
he passed away at home in Richmond on March 12,
2019, but not before publicly thanking two federal
ministers for working out the law that would allow
him “a peaceful resolution of an intolerable medical
That his last published words would be thanking public officials for legislation
they had passed was fully in keeping with the man and the long
career he enjoyed in politics, public policy and government.
Tex graduated from UBC Law in 1970, but he was not admitted to the bar
until 1974. He was more interested in shaping policy than in practising law.
A committed young Liberal, after graduation he moved to Ottawa to work