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In memory of Joan Noble who left us on August 14, 2020.

Joan’s family, her nursing colleagues, golf and bridge partners all recall her friendliness, dedication, determination and great sense of humor. Additionally, Joan left a significant legacy. She lobbied on behalf of cancer patients to have parking fees removed from the Kelowna General Hospital and Sindi Hawkins Cancer Clinic. Joan was relentless in her pursuit and cancer patients can thank, in no small part, Joan Noble for no parking fees at both sites.

Thanks, Joan, you are missed “Just a friend, Avona Christiansen.”

Condolence Messages
  • Aug 20, 2022
    Rest In Peace Joan, I remember when we worked together in ICU many years ago. She taught me with her knowledge and I enjoyed working with Joan. So happy to have known you! Bev Kenzie.
  • Aug 15, 2022
    I wish to express my sincere condolences to the Noble family. I knew Joan as my “Head Nurse” in the ICU of KGH. Joan was a knowledgeable Nurse and a kind and confident individual. I much appreciated this as a newbie to the ICU situation. May you rest easy Joan.
    Bonnie Williams
  • Aug 13, 2022
    Thinking of you today Donna and all the lost you have had to endure. Your Mom was a shining star and always there for you. Hope you find some peace in knowing she is watching over you and Kyle.
    Barb Favali
  • Aug 13, 2022
    I didn't know Joan, but as a nurse myself and now an almost 15 year, 2 time cancer survivor, I have attended many appointments for both diagnostic procedures at K.G.H. as well as oncology appointments at the Sindi Hawkins Cancer Clinic. The thing I dreaded almost as much as getting bad news, was trying to find a place to park. On one of my earliest visits post op., i had a large vac dressing attached to my leg, where a tumour had been removed and it was still extremely painful to walk on for any distance. I had several bags of supplies I needed with me but was told I couldn't park right beside the centre because I wasn't getting a chemo treatment ! Even though the parking lot was almost empty, I had to move my car to a location 3 streets away. That meant hauling my heavy wheelchair out of the back of my car, loading up all my things on the seat,and pushing it as I limped in pain all the way back over. To make matters worse, I was yelled at by the person whose house I had properly parked in front of, being careful not to block his driveway. THANK~YOU for the opportunity to express my appreciation to the JOAN NOBLE "TEAM" that brought about this very important change. I wish I could have thanked her in person., my deepest sympathy to the family and friends who will love and miss her forever. sincerely, Joanne Beaulieu.
  • Aug 13, 2022
    Thanks for reminding us what a loss we all feel with Joan no longer with us on this journey. Our time at KGH ICU/CCU, Hospital float for KGH anniversary, ICU cookbook and dinner parties with all our talents enjoyed, parties at your home, First United Church, retired nurses gatherings, ICU parties at the Willow Inn, your energy and optimism, endless conversations and memories we have. RIP Joan. Kelowna is a better place for what you gave to us. Barbara Carroll
  • Aug 13, 2022
    RIP Joan, it was wonderful to have both known and worked with you.
    Tom Mckee
  • Aug 13, 2022
    Oh Joan you will be so very much missed! Love from a fellow volunteer, Deb McConkey