Ruth Pickering nee Westwick passed away peacefully in Prince George, B.C. at 2:00 p.m. January 1, 2009. Leaving two sons and one daughter, Ken in Bear Lake, Greg in Dawson Creek and Sherry in Prince Rupert. Her husband Len predeceased her in 2004. Service will be held on May 9, 2009 at Bear Lake Community Hall. She will be greatly missed.