Violet Spankie of Calgary and Qualicum Beach, passed away at the age of 94 years, Wednesday, June 6, 2007. She was a vibrant person who was always available to friends and family and always willing to help out in any way that she could. Violet loved music and dance and celebrated life to its fullest. We will miss her laughter and joy for life.

She is survived by her sister Mary Byer, brother George Wood(Ruth), daughter Joan Nelson (Lyle), her daughter-in-law Catherine Spankie, 5 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack, her son Jack, as well as her sisters Frances, Grace and her brother Charlie.

Special thanks go to the staff of Extendicare Hillcrest for their caring and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary.

Celebration of Life will be held on June 17 in Calgary.

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