Jean Elgood

September 25th, 2021

Jean passed away peacefully in Vancouver BC September 25, 2021 at 102 years old. Born in Ripon Yorkshire England in 1919.

Predeceased by her husband, Jack. Survived by son Bob (Gail), many grandchildren, great grandchildren and extended family and friends. 

A private family celebration will be held at a later date.



I was the Woodward's Department Manager from Feb 1976 till June 1977 for the Hardware/Automotive/Toys/ Garden Centre at the Park Royal Store. I had the pleasure of working with Jean for about 18 months before I was transferred to Lansdowne Store to open the new store in Richmond. She was a valued Section Head of Toys and as an employee for our store and was considered a lead Toy lady in the lower mainland. In addition, after her retirement from the store, she was a past President of the Woodpens' Club (Woodwards retirees club founded in 1983/4). I am very sorry to hear of her passing. Jean was a great help to me in my 18 months at Park Royal Store. Bill Lawrie. If you are OK with my attending her celebration of life please let me know time/place. Bill Thank you, Bill Rest in Peace Jean. Thank you for our time together at Woodward's. Bill

Condolences to Bob, Gail and families. I shall miss my dear friend and baseball buddy and our Wednesday visits at "The Louie" where we set the world to rights these past few years. I have many good memories of our time together.

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