April 3, 1958 – October 23, 2019
LARSEN; Beth “Teeny” passed away on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 in Port Alberni at the age of 61 years.
Survived by loving husband John; grandson Braedon; children Richard and Kristy (Carson); siblings Ray, Audrey, Brenda (Shane) and Rhonda (Tony); as well as numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren. Born in the interior of BC, Beth moved to the Alberni Valley in the early 80’s and began working at the Hospitality Inn as a waitress at Polly’s Pub. She started up Creations, a craft and gift business and ran that for over 15 years. Beth and husband John bought Harbour Scoop at the Quay in 2013 and ran it until earlier in 2019. Through all of this Beth was busy with Craft Fairs at Glenwood Centre, at Cherry Creek Hall and the Sunday Craft Market at the Harbour Quay with the help of John and longtime friends and partners Gwen and Norm Lowe.
A private family gathering will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Beth’s name may be made to the Alberni Valley Hospice Society, 2579 – 10th Ave, Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 2P5 or the West Coast General Hospital Foundation, 3849 Alberni Hwy, Port Alberni, BC., V9Y 4S1
- Alberni Valley Hospice
West Coast General Hospital Foundation
3949 Alberni Highway, Port Alberni, British Columbia
- A private family gathering will take place at a later time
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November 11, 2019
I first met Beth years ago when she had a craft table at the Kmart/Safeway mall in Port Alberni. I loved her craft work and have bought a number of gifts from her tables at various craft fairs over the years. When my Mom passed away, I received one of her Bibles and I took it to Beth to ask if she could make a small floral silk arrangement to affix on to the top cover of the Bible, but in such a way that the Bible could still be opened. She did such a beautiful job of that unusual request, using magenta coloured roses, babies breath and greenery. It was just lovely and I still have it on display in our home. What a special thing she did for me in honour of my wonderful Mom ... 28 years ago. Beth was such a warm person, so creative and so genuine. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Larson family.
November 9, 2019
I am so sorry to hear of Beth's passing. Through the many years she was my side kick with crafts. Joy Scott had adopted her into our family in a manner of speaking and I am so grateful she did. To the family - I know that you will hear this often...she was one great lady. May she rest in peace now without the struggles.
November 3, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss. Beth was a wonderful lady who had a big heart and cared so much about other people. I have known this family for 40 years and growing up have always considered them my family too. Another Angel gone far too soon.
May she now R.I.P