Olive Bassett was born in Unity, Saskatchewan in 1921, the 7th daughter in a family with seven girls. in 1937 she moved from Unity to Richmond, BC and was married at 19. She a mother of two, and nana to many. Her work career spanned from the Federal Government during the 2nd World War to retail to most recently from 2000 to 2005 when she acted in TV commercials. She volunteered in the Richmond community for over 50 years on community committees such as: the Family Court committee, Child Protection Network, RCMP Victim Witness Program, Metropolitan Board of Health, Trustee on Richmond School Board and resigned from The Senior’s Advisory Committee after twelve years to move to Vancouver Island in 2014 to be closer to her family. The most recent winner of the Unlimited Woman of Wisdom, Olive has decided that now, in her 94th year, her volunteering days are going to be spent in her garden!