Haywards Funerals

← View All Tributes

Brigitte  Hayes

Tribute Notifications

Click below if you would like to be notified when a new tribute is posted.

Sign Up

← View All Tributes

Brigitte Hayes

January 10, 1953 - July 13, 2020

Tribute

BRIGITTE HAYES
January 10, 1953 – July 13, 2020

It is with a sad heart that we announce the passing of Brigitte beloved, wife, mother, and friend. Brigitte was an inspiration.  She was such a fighter and so determined and creative in charting a course since her cancer diagnosis. She met cancer head on and engaged in every possible way to live her life fully – and against all odds –she biked mountains, hiked waterfalls and championed her love of life every day. With her indomitable sprit, she never gave up.  She never gave up being kind and generous, maintaining a positive outlook, and enjoying nature’s wonders. She will be so dearly missed.

Brigitte and her husband of 35 years, Stephen Young, and son Drew moved from Redmond, WA to Salt Spring in 2012. Bringing with her the knowledge and skills honed over a career spanning over 30 years in marketing management at multiple high-tech companies in both the US and Canada including Fulcrum, Cognos, and Microsoft. Her constant good cheer and a warm smile brightened every encounter.

In 2017 the Salt Spring Community Economic Development Commission was privileged to contract with Brigitte to help establish the operational components of it’s Rural Business Accelerator Program, designed to support business skills training for local entrepreneurs across all business sectors. Her contributions to the success of the program are ever present.

Brigitte was also an active in our local community and gave rigorous support to the Green Party campaigns of Elizabeth May and Adam Olsen. She had a keen interest in art and the arts community and was quite excited about her work with water colours.

Above all, Brigitte was a woman of generous heart. May she now be at peace.

Condolences

Send a condolence, light a candle and/or share a memory, click "Send Condolence". Once your message has been approved by the moderator it will be posted to the website.

From: Haywards Funerals

Haywards Funerals staff send our condolences to family and friends.

Service Schedule

Private service arrangements have been made.

Memorial Gifts

The family has not designated a preferred charity at this time.

Thank You Notice

Send Flowers

Floral Tributes may be ordered at:

Haywards Funerals
Telephone: (250) 537-1022
Website:  
https://www.haywardsfuneral.ca/
Email:   contact@haywardsfuneral.com

When ordering please have the name of the deceased, the date of the funeral service and the address/phone# for handy reference.

Donate In Memory

Send Condolence - For Brigitte Hayes

Use the form below to send a Condolence, light a memorial candle and/or share a personal memory.

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please upload a small jpg file (Max file size is 1MB)

← View All Tributes