Born in North Sydney, Nova Scotia to John and Edith Ingraham, Helen is the eldest of four sisters. She graduated from Acadia University in 1929 in Mathematics and French. In 1941, Helen married, Alexander Stewart Dadson.
Helen is survived by her son Peter and daughter Joan MacQueen, her grandchildren Drew and Allison MacQueen, her great-grandchildren Caelan and Duncan MacQueen, and also by her sister Ethel. She also leaves behind cousins, nieces and nephews.
For Helen’s 100th birthday, she rode on a motorcycle. She was healthy in both mind and body, going peacefully in her sleep.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, June 29, 2009 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 15 Colonel Baker Place N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 4Z3 Telephone: (403) 261-7219 or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org.Print This Obituary & Condolences