Artist from West Kelowna dies in Cabo San Lucas

An artist from West Kelowna has died in an explosion at a high-end resort at Cabo San Lucas.

Laurie Ryan's gallery website said it was closed to mourn her passing.

According to a Facebook post, she was the only victim of the blast on June 23rd, and she leaves behind a husband and two sons.

Global Affairs Canada says it's aware a Canadian died - and that Consular officials are providing assistance to the family involved - and are in conctact with local authorities.