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Daybreak Replay: The love of Kimiko Von Boetticher



photo: "Kimiko Tree" by Shari Bakes

In 2009, Kimiko Von Boetticher had lived on what was then the Queen Charlotte Islands for nine years. She was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and had been a pallative patient. For eight days, she could not eat and remained on bed rest. But she bounced back, and the day Robert Doane met her at the Trouthouse Bakery and Restaurant, she was about to marry her true love. Today, we dip into our archives for story about the emotional power of love, loss, and belonging.

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Kimiko passed away in 2010. She touched many people in her life. You can read tributes to her from painter Shari Bakes and the blog "Musings of a Furniture Maker."

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