DE LA CUESTA, Catalina of Aldergrove, B.C. born in Medellin, Columbia, on September 22, 1959. Deceased December 27, 2003 at Royal Columbia Hospital, with her family and friends by her side, after a sudden cancer illness.

Survived by her spouse Joy Tataryn; her parents Yezid and Gloria De La Cuesta of Medellin; her sister Laila De La Cuesta of Connecticut; her barn partner Stephanie Glaspie; her extended family throughout the world; and her many loving students and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 3, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at the IWA Hall, upstairs at 9292 200th Street, Langley, B.C. For those desiring, donations made in Catalina’s memory to an animal rescue and welfare organization of your choice, or the Centre for Integrated Healing of Vancouver, B.C., would be greatly appreciated. Please visit and sign Catalina’s guest book at

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