Letia died peacefully on the 31st August 2010 at the age of 67. She had an extensive career in the visual arts as a curator, educator and administrator and used her editing skills by volunteering to edit the Abreast In A Boat Newsletter at that time.
Letia started paddling with Abreast In A Boat (False Creek) in 1999 and then paddled on the Abreast In the Cove Team in 2001 and 2002. She was an avid sailor and steered for her dragon boat crew in False Creek. She is sadly missed by her friends and family.