Bobbi Lin was born in Abbotsford BC on April 16, 1965. She started her love for athletics at a young age participating in swimming lessons and gymnastics at the age of 6 and 7. At the age of 8, she went on her first team trip to Victoria. When she was nine years old, she went to Disneyland with her Aunt and Uncle (she did this again when she was 18 with her mom (Dawna), Larry, Douglas, and Kenny; it was a memory to last a lifetime. She moved to Smithers in 1978. A love of hers was being a part of school plays. Easter Seal Camps flew her all by herself to Vancouver and then on to Squamish; this happened a few times which she enjoyed tremendously. She also went to Camp Winfield twice. Bobbi Lin moved into a home with some roommates in 1985. Her mother and stepfather visited on a regular basis, usually Sunday evenings. She went to Halifax Nova Scotia in September 2007 to see her father Jim Legere and his wife Susan; and they subsequently came to Smithers to see her a few years later. A fond memory of Bobbi Lin’s were the 3 years in a row vacation with her mom and grandmother to Edmonton. Bobbi Lin was a very sociable, outgoing and enthusiastic participate in most activities. She had many interests and hobbies such as: knitting, writing letters, dancing, listening to music, singing karaoke, bowling, swimming, and many other activities. She was very involved in Special Olympics. Most in particular was swimming and bowling; which she had won many medals and trophies. She had represented BC at National Tournaments. She was employed at a few places including the Hospital Kitchen; Newspaper delivery; the Bottle Depot; Instant Replay Sports; Gone Hollywood Video; and Grendel Delivery. She felt very proud to be a college student when she attended the Northwest Community College. She traveled with the Self Advocates to places like Prince Rupert and Prince George. She was an independent women. She loved life and always found joy in even the littlest things. Even near the end of her life when Dementia set in, she still found the opportunities to laugh, to smile, and to enjoy the life she had. She was loved and cherished by so many.
In Loving Memory
Bobbi Lin will continue to be Remembered by:
Dawna Scruton (mother), Larry Scruton (step-father), Douglas Legere (brother), Kenny Scruton (step-brother), Leslie Stacey (step-sister), Susan Legere (step-mother), Alyssa Nies (niece), Kirsten Rinas (niece), Norma Scruton (grandmother-in-law), Cathy Brise, and all that knew and loved her ….