Phyllis was born in New Westminster to John (JB) and Wilhelmina Gray. She spent her childhood in Trail and Nelson, BC. Phyllis was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 59 years, Edouard Henri (Ed) (1999) and by her two brothers, John Balfour (Jack) (1942) and Robert Hampton (1945) of Nelson.
Through Ed’s employment with Cominco, Phyllis and Ed lived in Trail, Calgary, Montreal, and since 1970 in West Vancouver. Phyllis is survived by her daughters Jane Underwood and husband David of Oakville, Anne George of Prince George, and Marcia Rioux and partner Ezra Zubrow of Toronto. She is also survived by four granddaughters Kristen and Kathryn Underwood and Marcia and Mary George and their partners and by seven great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held on February 16, 2013 at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church, 885 22nd Street, West Vancouver.