June 16, 1932 – February 27, 2011
Marian Ashley of Calgary passed away on Sunday, February 27, 2011 at the age of 78 years.
Marian Ashley was born in Glenavon, Saskatchewan to Albert and Jessie Martin, and was the youngest of five children. After marrying her high school sweetheart, she relocated to Calgary. While raising her family, Marian returned to school and earned two University degrees in Education. During her elementary school teaching career spanning three decades, she was an active member of the National Science Teachers Association. A lifelong animal lover, her German Shepherd, Tansy, was always at her side. She also enjoyed camping, hiking and photography in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
She is survived by her three children, Robert (Donna), Donald and JoAnne (David); two grandchildren Sean and Rianna, and family in Alberta, Saskatchewan and B.C.
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In living memory of Marian Ashley, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park, Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences