Posthumous medal for Bonnie CruzelleMyram

On Jan. 11, Bonnie CruzelleMyram was posthumously presented with a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal and certificate

The Honourable Judith Guichon

On Jan. 11, Bonnie CruzelleMyram was posthumously presented with a Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal and certificate at a ceremony in Kamloops.   Accepting the award in her memory were her children, Dean and Debbie Cruzelle.

There were 10 other people who also received the medal at the ceremony, with Bonnie being the only female on the list. The Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of BC, and the Honourable Terry Lake, Minister of Environment and MLA Kamloops-North Thompson, presented both medal and certificate.

Local resident Bonnie Cruzelle, was well known in the North Thompson Valley, especially in the Barriere area, she consistently volunteered for a number of local groups and service organizations where she worked tirelessly to make a positive difference.  After nearly 36 years with the School District and Barriere schools, Bonnie retired in June of 2010.


Bonnie served many years as the area Marriage Commissionaire, and functioned as a board member with several local organizations.  She was in the third year of a four year term with the Thompson Nicola Regional District as the Director for Area ‘O’, when she sadly passed away in the summer of 2012.



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