Corey Longeway and Richard Lewis regret to announce the passing of their daughter Alexandra Zoe Longeway-Lewis, on May 17, 2014. Zoe left peacefully, surrounded by those she loved most, including family and friends, her brothers and sister, and fiancé Scott MacKay. Everyone who knew Zoe was better for it, and she is remembered lovingly as being caring and generous in spirit.
Zoe recently completed her first year in Fisheries, Wildlife, and Recreation Management at BCIT, and was excited to start her job as a parks operator on the North Coast trail this summer. She also completed her Business degree at Capilano University, worked at Arc’teryx, Whistler Mountain and Seymour Resorts.
She was an active athlete, a nature (and especially dog) lover, who rode her bicycle twice from Vancouver to Seattle to raise money for the Ride to Conquer Cancer, as well as being active in the snowboard, mountain bike and forest stewardship communities where she lived. Zoe was a member of the To The Max cycle team, supported her favorite charity Beyond Boarding and World Wildlife Foundation, and was a self described “forest sweeper” who removed trash from the mountain areas where she loved to live and play.
The family wishes to thank everyone at Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver for their compassion and care for our little girl during her last few precious days, and to all Zoe’s friends who came to say goodbye.
On behalf of everyone at Kona, many of whom knew Zoe and her family very well, we wish those closest to her all the strength, love and positivity needed to move through the passing of such an amazing, gifted and loving person.
“Keep your head up and your heart strong”