Kirby; Nanci Takako. January 1938 – May 24, 2014. Nanci Takako Kirby passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 24, 2014 at CGH at the age of 76. Nancy was born in Steveston, BC in 1938 and moved to Minto Mines during WWII. After the war she moved to Greenwood, BC in 1945 and then to Kamloops. She trained as a hairdresser in Vancouver. Nanci worked in Kamloops and 100 Mile House. She met Dave in Kamloops and was soon married and had two sons, Scott in 1970 in Prince George and Bryan in 1976 in Comox. Nanci had the opportunity to travel Canada and Europe. She settled in Chilliwack in 1984 and took up painting. Nanci is lovingly remembered by her husband Dave, sons Scott (Kim) and Bryan (Doris), brother Victor (Mary) and sister Katsuko (Gene).
Nanci was predeceased by her father Katsujiro Minamide and her mother Toshiye Minamide. Memorial donations may be made in Nanci’s name to the Canadian Liver Foundation of BC or the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Online condolences may be offered at
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