Suzy Hamilton (1947 – 2016)

Suzy Hamilton passed away peacefully at her home in Nelson BC the morning of September 11, 2016.

She was 69.

Suzy will be remembered in the community for her leadership on environmental and social causes and her generosity of spirit. Among her many accomplishments,

Suzy was a founding member of the West Kootenay Ecosociety and longtime host of the Ecocentric radio show, where she, John Alton started The Ecocentric in 1999 and co-hosted it for many years.

She founded Kootenay Barter, led the revitalization of the Kokanee Park Visitor Centre, started the Nelson Garden Festival, and won legal fights to protect local wildlife habitat.