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CRAIG – Shirley Ann (nee Wheatcroft)

October 3, 1935 – August 8, 2011

It is with great sadness we announce that Shirley Ann Craig passed away peacefully on Monday, August 8, 2011 in Calgary, Alberta at the age of 75 years.

Shirley was born to parents Daisy and George Wheatcroft in Drumheller, Alberta on October 3, 1935.

Shirley will be remembered by all as a person who loved life, believed in harmony, peace and truth and was always so positive and strong-willed. Shirley’s family has lost a true friend and supporter.

Shirley is lovingly remembered by her son Darcy Craig of Calgary, Alberta; sisters, Hilda Davies of Edmonton, Alberta, Hazel (Bob) Barker of Vernon, BC; and Ruth Openshaw of Victoria, BC; and many nieces and nephews and many cherished friends.

Shirley was predeceased by her parents Daisy and George Wheatcroft; her brothers, Gordon Wheatcroft and Roy Wheatcroft; and her sisters, Marjorie Mellor and Ethel Nelson.

A Celebration of Shirley’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, August 25, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Please forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588.

In living memory of Shirley Craig, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Bruce & Sandy Hagel and family :

    It was with great sadness that we learned of your mother’s passing and our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    We will keep forever our happy memories of the time we spent together watching you and Evan play sports in Thorncliffe.

    Sending you love and blessings,

    Bruce, Sandy, Julie, Evan and Jaime

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