Sandra Odendaal and Doreen Sharratt got a close up look when one butterfly decided to stick around for a while before flying off with the others during a memorial butterfly release with Oceanside Hospice Society at Berwick Qualicum Beach on July 7. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Sandra Odendaal and Doreen Sharratt got a close up look when one butterfly decided to stick around for a while before flying off with the others during a memorial butterfly release with Oceanside Hospice Society at Berwick Qualicum Beach on July 7. (Kevin Forsyth photo)

Loved ones remembered at Qualicum Beach memorial butterfly release

Oceanside Hospice and Berwick Qualicum Beach held event July 7

Butterflies were released in memory of loved ones at Berwick Qualicum Beach on July 7.

Sandra Odendaal and Doreen Sharratt got a close up look when one butterfly decided to stick around for a while before flying off with the others.

Proceeds from the event will help Oceanside Hospice Society continue to serve individuals and families facing end-of-life issues.

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The Oceanside Hospice Resource Centre serves the communities of Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, Deep Bay, Bowser, Qualicum Bay, Errington, Coombs, Hillers and Whiskey Creek.

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