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August 30, 1917 – December 7, 2014

Mavis Rose Carruthers passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at the age of 97 years.

Rose will be deeply missed by her children Robin Carruthers (Mirta) of Washington, DC and Jane Mansell (Bill) of Calgary, AB. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Isobel (Andrew), Victoria (Sebastian), Craig (Lindsay), Allison, Jennifer (Bill); four great-grandchildren, Sophia, Alicia, Liam and Abigail; as well as extended family in Washington DC.

Rose lived a full life and made friends wherever she went. She was kind and generous to all who knew her. Thank you to the staff at the Mayfair Care Centre for their excellent care and compassion over the past two years. Also thank you to staff and friends at Fountains of Mission where she spent many happy years.

At Rose’s request no funeral will be held. A private gathering for family and friends will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, (#204, 2323 – 32 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3) or to The Children’s Cottage (#204, 2120 Kensington Road N.E., Calgary, AB T2N 3R7)

In living memory of Rose, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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