June Isobel Olson, nee Eckert, (1927-2006) became a lifelong resident of Lake Cowichan, Vancouver Island, at 3 months old. Her father worked in the logging industry there. In 1945, she married Nels Olson (1927-2018) on his return from service in the RCAF. His parents had emigrated to Canada around 1924; moving to Lake Cowichan shortly after Nels’ birth. Nels spent many years working as a tree feller. June was an active member of the IWA Women’s Auxiliary and raised their four children. Between 1961 and 1974, June and Nels were co-owners of the Castaway Resort.