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FARVOLDEN, Dr. Cynthia Gwen (nee Anaka)

June 5, 1946 – October 14, 2012

Dr. Cynthia Farvolden (nee Anaka) passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, October 14th, 2012 in the arms of her adoring and loving family.

Cynthia was born at Canora, Saskatchewan on June 5th, 1946. She attended grade school in Creighton, Saskatchewan. Cynthia’s family moved to Edmonton, Alberta in 1959 and Cynthia attended Strathern Junior High School and Bonnie Doon High School where she received several awards for Academic Excellence and Achievement.

Cynthia entered the University of Alberta in 1964 and graduated as a Medical Doctor in 1970 at the age of 23.
Cynthia then married Anderson (Andy) Farvolden of Edmonton, Alberta and moved to Calgary, Alberta to “Intern” at the Foothills Hospital. After two years of further training as a Resident at the Foothills, Cynthia opened a Practice of Family Medicine and remained in that Practice until December 2005 when she retired to spend more time with her family or on the golf course or ski hill.

Cynthia is survived by her husband Andy and their children, Dr. Davis Graham Farvolden (Margo) of Towson, Maryland
Stephanie Gwen Tomblin (William) of Parker, Colorado
Alyson Jane Balfour (Liam) of Calgary, Alberta. Cynthia is also survived by five wonderful grandchildren of whom she was extremely proud, Guinevere Helena Tomblin of Parker, Colorado, Sullivan Graham Farvolden of Towson, Maryland
Dynalea Anastasia Tomblin of Parker, Colorado, Waverly Jane Balfour of Calgary, Alberta, Adelaide Jane Farvolden of Towson, Maryland. Cynthia is further survived by her Mother, Margaret Anaka, her older brother Laddie Glen Anaka (Lois), both of Edmonton, Alberta, her younger brother Harvey Michael Anaka (Margaret) of Burstall, Saskatchewan, her younger sister Susan Damgaard of Stoney Plain, Alberta, her sister-in-law Susan Hallett (Rick) of Kamloops, British Columbia, her Uncle Owen Peever of Regina, Saskatchewan, together with cousins, nieces and nephews.

Cynthia was pre-deceased by her Dad, Harry Anaka, and her younger brother, Ray Anaka, both of Edmonton, Alberta.

The Farvolden Family wishes to offer their heartfelt thank you and appreciation to Dr. Richard Cote, his staff, and assistant Roxanne Mitchell at the Cochrane Primary Care Center and Dr. Eric Smith, Dr. Genell Nadeau, the staff at Foothills Unit 111 and Karyn Fischer at the University of Calgary Neuro Science Cognitive Clinic for all their efforts on behalf of Cynthia.

The Farvolden Family respectfully request that no flowers or food or other items be sent to the Family, but would be honored if those wishing to do so make a donation to the Salvation Army as the Salvation Army was Cynthia’s “special” charitable organization.

At Cynthia’s request, there will not be a Funeral. The Farvolden Family invites Friends of Cynthia to an “Open House” at the Calgary Ranchmen’s Club (710 13th Avenue, S.W. Calgary, Alberta, phone 403-228-3885) from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm on Saturday October 20th, 2012. Please join our Family to visit and recall memories of Cynthia. A brief formal program will be conducted at 3:00 pm.

In living memory of Dr. Cynthia Farvolden, 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. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

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  1. Ken and Taffy :

    Andy, Davis, Stephanie and Alyson,

    Heaven will be rockin’ with Cyn’s entry last Sunday. About 45 years of pre and post wedding memories- driving to Edmonton to see ‘our women’, barbeques, snow and water skiing, pregnancies and births, C.A. for Andy, deliveries for Cyn…such great times. Whitefish, Snowbird and Scottsdale/La Quinta. We’ll miss her and take comfort with the memories Davis, Stephanie, Alyson and their spouses and especially the new lives of the grandchildren. See you Saturday! Ken and Taffy

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  2. Silvia and Derek Henning :

    Alyson and family,

    It was my priviledge to know your mom and I will be forever grateful for all of the wonderful care she provided to myself and my family over the years. She was an awesome lady with a wonderful spirit and i know she will be missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Silvia and Derek Henning

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  3. Andy and All of the Farvolden Family,

    Sorry to hear of your loss. Cynthia, her laugh and sense of humor will be greatly missed.

    Remembering all the great times at the Breath of Life Challenge in Lake Louise, Joan

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  4. Carol and Keith Evans :

    Dear Andy, Davis, Stephanie and Alyson:
    We are heartbroken, Cynthia was a wonderful, kind gorgeous human being and a great friend. Heaven will be joyous with her presence now, I will miss her dearly.

    God Bless to you All

    Love
    Carol and Keith

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  5. Andy,

    Sorry to hear the sad news. Remember the happy times together. As we say in my version of the African tradition ” long life to you and the family”

    Wynne (Joan Wilson’s ex-)

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  6. Jeannie and Robin Crawford :

    Dear Andy, Davis, Stephanie, Alyson and Families

    So sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. She was a wonderful doctor to me for 30 years – very caring and knowledgeable, for which I am eternally grateful. She was, without a doubt, one of the hardest working ladies I know. We will miss seeing her around the Drive – staying in great shape – she was always a good inspiration for us to get walking the Drive. She will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    Jeannie and Robin Crawford

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  7. Brenda Lenzin :

    Andy and family:

    We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you at this very difficult time.

    Brian and Brenda Lenzin

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  8. Cheryl Wa.ker (Cowley) :

    Dear Andy, Davis, Stephanie and Alyson; I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Cynthia. She was such a beautiful fun and vibrant lady. I have so many fond memories of you guys and your mom. Hawaii was especially fun. Your mom was the ultimate fitness guru and I so enjoyed our early morning runs and swims in that month of July. My thoughts are with you and your families at this time. Hugs to you all, Cheryl

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  9. Maureen McLeod :

    I was so shocked to read of Dr. Farvolden’s death at such a young age. Cynthia was my family’s doctor from the early ’70s when she began her practice with Dr. Settle, until she retired. In fact, we went through pregnancy together in 1974 and our daughters (my second) were both born that fall. She was always a very caring and concerned doctor. We were particularly grateful to her for expediting that same daughter’s MS diagnosis so that she could begin immediate treatment.

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  10. Lori Kester (Zarchekoff) :

    Cynthia delivered my son – 30 years ago and was the best Doctor. I enjoyed her laugh and was hoping to get her out heli-skiing with me some years ago. Her bright smile and wonderful laugh will be miss by all.

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  11. Alyson, I was saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

    Jayne

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  12. I was so shocked to hear of the death of Dr.Cynthia Farvolden. I will be forever grateful for her quick action that got my cancer detected and caught in time. My sincere sympathies go out to all her family.
    Dorothy Muir

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  13. I read with sadness of Dr Farvolden passing. She was my doctor for many years. She had wonderful personality and will surely be missed.

    Johann Vouri

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  14. Andy and family,
    My thoughts and prayers go out to you all at your time of loss. Many memories come flooding back of times past.
    Carol

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  15. Dr. Farvolden was my doctor for many many years, delivered my oldest daughter almost 17 years ago. I enjoyed her big smile and always a giggle or two at each visit. I was saddened to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with you all at this difficult time. Celina Hall

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  16. Al & Alice Foder :

    Andy and your families, for the past few days we have reflected on the great times we have had with all of you and “The Doc”. We now share your sorrow and pain, grieve with you and offer our prayers during this time. Andy, you have exemplified what a true human being you truly are. Your strength, compassion, committment and desire to be with Cynthia through out her illness, giving her your love, care and attention, encouraging her to maintain her dignity, composure and high standards that she had set for herself, her family, her freinds and her patients.
    Be strong,
    We send our love,
    Al and Alice

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  17. Edie Selllick (Broda) :

    Our deepest sympathy to you all. Cynthia was our family doctor for many many years, she was absolutely the best!

    Edie, Melissa, Jenn

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  18. Edith Schroeder :

    Dr. Cynthia was my family doctor for 33 years and I was sad indeed when she retired early. I think she burned herself out for her patients. She never walked, but ran, with pictures I watched you 3 special kids grow up and her last sentence to me in 2005 was “I want to live to see grandbabies” she did get her wish and you can be so proud of a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Edith Schroeder

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  19. Davis and families, so surprised and sorry to read about your mom’s passing. My deepest sympathies to you, your sisters and dad as well as your families at this time.

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  20. Val Stolee (Edmonton) :

    My heartfelt and deepest sympathy to the Farvolden family on the passing of Cynthia. I also send my sincere sympathy to the Anaka family at this time. I am the Aunt of Shannon Gordon (nee Fance) and a long time friend of Laddie and Lois Anaka going back to the 60s. This is a sorrowful time for all and I have you all in my thoughts at this time.

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  21. Davilyn Stinson :

    I’m devastated to learn of Cynthia’s passing. I had the pleasure of being her patient from the age 12 until she retired. She was there for me through my teen years, marriage, pregnancies, deliveries, the raising of my family and everything else in between. There wasn’t a thing I couldn’t ask or tell her, she was so much more than a doctor to me. Cynthia was kind and compassionate, beautiful inside and out and had a smile and laugh that lit up a room. I will never forget her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

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  22. Jillene Zimmer (Heth) :

    Dear Farvolden Family (Stephanie),
    Although it has been some years since we were neighbors in Varsity I remember fondly our times together and reading today in the Herald of the passing of your mom has put you all forefront on my mind. It was an interesting thing that just the other day I was thinking of that time in my life and wondering how you all were doing and then to read this. I trust all will be well, albeit difficult, as you journey through this time of loss but the return of simple memories for those of us in your past has been a precious experience.

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  23. Andy, I was very sad to hear of Cynthia passing away. My condolences to you and your family. I will miss hearing her laugh across the golf course.

    Barb

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  24. Craig, Jan, Teigan & Taya Balfour :

    We are so sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. She was a second mom to me and I have great memories of my time growing up with your family. I will cherish those forever. She had a vigour for life that was second to none – I’ll miss her distinctive laugh!

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  25. Our hearts are heavy and we are struggling with the passing of our very good, long time friend. Much too early to leave us, we will miss her very much. How time goes by, we were in our early 20’s when we first met. We have enjoyed growing up as couples, and families and will miss her energy, enthusiasm and the future years of aging together. With our sympathy and love.

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  26. Donna vanVeenendaal :

    My heartfelt condolences to the Farvolden family, this is very sad news. I think back to having Cynthia as my doctor to her days on Northmount and Charleswood, continuing until she retired, always positive thoughts come to mind. Cynthia had the amazing quality of treating all people with equal grace,an upbeat personality, a contagious smile, a flare for fashion! A true gem. Thanks to all of you for sharing a piece of this wonderful lady with so many of us that were known as her patients. May fond memories keep her near.

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  27. Larry & Valerie Housman (Tucson) :

    Valerie & I are deeply saddened by this news of Cynthia’s passing. As my classmate from UA ’70, I (Larry) will always have fond memories of med school; in no small part due to her infectious smile and personality. The world is a better place because of her. She illustated that “life is not how many breaths you take but by living for the moments that take your breath away”. Our prayers will be for Andy and their family.

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  28. Duane (Bones) and Brenda Bohne :

    Dear Andy,
    We are so sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing and to reconnect with you because of tragedy. So much time has passed, but we always remember the laughs and the good times we shared. Cynthia’s zest for life was second to none. Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Hugs, Bones and Brenda

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  29. Dear Andy

    My deepest condolences to you and your family on your loss. Your outstanding support for the myself and the other staff at CICA during your tenure as PD Chair was very much appreciated. My wife and I spend winters now in Florida. I expect that you likely go to Arizona for the sun but if you are ever around Florida please do let me know.

    Sincerely
    Peter

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  30. Vicki Kemsley :

    Dear Andy:
    I am so sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. I have such a clear memory of her keeping a lonely little teenager company at Graham and Beverly’s wedding. She was young and beautiful and I was in awe.
    Blessings to the whole family.
    With love and grace,
    Vicki

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  31. I went to Strathearn School and Bonnie Doon High School with ‘Cyndee’ and have wonderful memories of times gone by and our youth. My heart was sad for you all to lose such a beautiful spirit so young. My condolances to the Anaka and the Farvolden families.
    Sincerely
    Sue Smith (nee Clark)

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  32. I am so sorry to hear of your great loss. Your wife, mother, grandmother was my doctor since I was a teenager and she brought my two boys into this world. She was my strength and support when I needed it, and she was so gentle with my kids. She never stopped running even with her heels on! I was truly blessed to have known her.

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  33. Cynthia was our family doctor from the time I waltzed into her office on Northmount Drive, a young 18 year old. She saw me through two marriages, two children, several surgeries, my first grandchild and my Dad’s illness; I couldn’t imagine my life without her when she retired! Here’s a quote that’s helped me: “We are changed now; not because she left us, but because she touched us.” I’m so, so sad for all of you. I wish you extra strength.

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  34. Gaylene Halter (Pridham) :

    My sincere sympathy to the Farvolden family. Cynthia delivered my children. I truly respected her and trusted her – I always knew she had my welfare at heart.

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  35. Leslie Strain :

    Andy and family;
    I was so very sorry to read of Cynthia’s passing. I was the hygienist for a number of years at Dr. Earl’s office, and got to know Cynthia there and I will never forget her amazing energy and her love and complete devotion to her family. May wonderful memories help ease the pain you are feeling now.
    Leslie Strain

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  36. Denis Fonteyne :

    Andy, Our deepest sympathies to you and your family on the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Sincerely,
    Denis and Donna Fonteyne

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  37. Patricia Trottier, now of Victoria, BC :

    I was very saddened to read that Cynthia, a fine woman and especially fine doctor, had passed away. She was my family physician for over 20 years and I thought so highly of her that she also became the physician for my sister and mother. My deepest condolences to her family.

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  38. David and Tina Farkas :

    I offer my sincere condolences to Cynthia’s family for your loss. I first met “Dr Farvolden” as our family doctor when I was just a little boy, when our family moved to Brentwood where she was part of Dr. Settle’s practice. I moved away from Calgary for a while but returned as a married man and started a family. Dr Farvolden was our only family doctor. She was great person and physician to me, my wife and to my two children who are now grown adults themselves. Even after she retired, we occasionally bumped into her at the mall or grocery store and she seemed happy and spoke proudly about the time she was able to share with family. No words can take away the pain and loss you are experiencing, but hopefully you can all be comforted that she is hopefully in better place.

    David and Tina

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  39. Josie Wilson/Jim Emmett :

    Dear Andy and family, Our hearts go out to you. Cynthia was a person who sparkled with enthusiasm and energy always. As well as being a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and friend she was such a special Family Doctor -compassionate, encouraging, and careful. Her laughter, love and huge smile will live in our hearts forever. Josie and Jim

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  40. Joyce and Bob Cuthbertson :

    Cynthia and Andy entertained us at their favourite Italian restaurant years ago to welcome us on a visit to Calgary. We always remember that night as a wonderful, warm experience and typical of both Cynthia and Andy.

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  41. Al & Sharon (nee Allen) McLarty :

    I first met Cynthia in Edmonton in Gr. 8 at Strathearn Jr. High and continued through to Gr 12 with her, we graduated from Gr. 9 & 12 together, she was my tutor. I particularly remember racing home with her to get fresh hot bread after school and what a wonderful family she had. We reconnected in Calgary and our young families enjoyed spending time together. We will miss seeing her and enjoying her infectious smile and also hearing about her latest adventure or wonderful talented children & grandchildren. Remembering her laugh will hopefully be a cure for your grief and knowing her love for her family was so strong that you will feel her arms around you from this day forward.

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  42. Cynthia diagnosed my sister with MS at a time when it was almost never recognized and she always had a special spot for Pegs! I’ll always remember her laughing and saying that my colesterol was FABULOUS. I loved her dearly and admired her for all that she was. When Cynthia was made the mould was broken and there will never be another quite like her caring, giving, mentoring and giving all that she had to give. Her family’s loss is God’s gain!

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  43. Dear Andy & family:

    I am deeply sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. I will fondly remember her smile and wonderful laugh.

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  44. I am so saddened by the passing of Cynthia. I often have recalled our early friendship. We were inseparable as little girls when we started grade one. We would tell anyone and everyone who would listen that Cynthia was going to be a Doctor and I was going to be a lawyer. At that time both professions were not usual for women. We again resumed our friendship when we both started university in Edmonton in 1964 . Believe it or not we both graduated together, Cynthia as a Doctor and me as a lawyer. I was always going to call Cynthia when I came to Calgary but I just never seemed to have time. I will continue to cherish my memories. My sincere condolences to Andy and family.

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  45. My families thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Cynthia was my family doctor for many years until she retired. She delivered all three of my children and took wonderful care of all of them over the years. Our daughter was born with some complications and Cynthia was so reassurring through it all. As well, my mom worked for Cynthia for many years (Phyllis)and when my mom became ill with pancreatic cancer, again, Cynthia was there. Cynthia was an true angel on earth.

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  46. claude and irene labelle :

    Hi Andy
    Irene and I wish to offer all our condolences in this difficult time. We had very momentous time with you at hockey. We still think of both of you and especially Cynthia’s smile. You are both in our prayers
    Cand Irene

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  47. Loralea Mettimano :

    My Family was saddened when we heard about the loss of a very wonderful and caring person. As our family doctor for over 30 years Dr Farvolen was a very important part of our lives. From delivering my children to being there as they grew in to young adults. There was a void in our lives when she retired and to hear that she passed away saddened us all. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you in this very difficult time. Our memories of her will live on.

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  48. Ruby & Jack Mailander :

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I started going to Cynthia when she was in Dr Settle’s office & was with her until she retired. Our daughter Lynn babysat the three little children for about two years every weekend, so we feel very close to this amazing doctor as a professional & a friend. We are deeply sorry. Our prayers are with you.
    Sincerely
    The Mailander Family

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  49. What can I say that has not been said. Dr. Farvolden was the best. She was my doctor for 25 years, as well as for my boys. I absolutely loved to go and see her because she was so positive in life as well as medicine. She looked like a super model and I was honoured to know her and love her. Treasure the memories. She will not be forgotten.
    Sharon Irwin

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  50. Russell Jones :

    Davis and family,

    I offer my deepest sympathy to you and your family. Your mother was certainly an amazing wife, mother and doctor. I am sorry I am unable to get to Calgary for Saturday my court schedule could not be rearranged. Although I will not be physically present, I will be there in sprit. Laura and I, along with my entire family are keeping you in our prayers. Please let me know if we can do anything for you or your family.

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  51. I am so saddened by the untimely passing of Cynthia. She had such a zest for life and had so much to look forward to in the coming years. She was an outstanding doctor in every way. It was obvious how very fond and very proud she was of her family. My condolences to you Andy and your family for your loss.

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  52. Andy,
    Please know how very sorry I am that you have lost Cynthia. I do understand. I hope you have many friends and family near to support you at this difficult time.
    Peggy

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  53. Valerie Kinnear :

    Dear Andy and family

    Rik and I would like to send our most sincere condolences on Cynthia’s passing. Cynthia had been my doctor before we moved to Vancouver to pursue our graduate degrees in 1983. I then enjoyed the opportunity to get to know her better when I worked for you as part of Farvolden and Company.

    I can only imagine how difficult this is for you, Davis, Stephanie and Alyson. What a loss it is to lose her so young. I am sure she was a fabulous grandmother and it must be disappointing for all of you that she won’t be here to see them all grow up.

    Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

    Kindest regards
    Valerie Kinnear & Rik Smistad

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  54. My deepest condolences, Farvolden family, and all that loved her. Although I only had the privilege of knowing Dr. Farvolden for a short time and in the depths of her illness, the way the entire family loved and cared for her made me realize that she was truly someone special. Also, I loved the way that, even in the depths of her illness, she retained the professional courtesy that is now relatively scarce among physicians. She is now in a better place and you can finally start cathartically grieving her a process that I know the family struggled with for a long time. Take good care, Farvolden family, and may Dr. Farvolden rest in peace.

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  55. We felt a profound sense of loss and sadness when we heard about Cynthia’s death earlier this week. Cynthia was our doctor for all the years that she was in practice – we felt we knew her very well and she us. Her smile and energy, ability to listen, expertise in treatment and her genuine interest in our family touched us all. Our most sincere condolences to your family.

    The Hollinsheads
    Susan Hollinshead and family

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  56. Jacqueline McDougall :

    I was so sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. I knew her both as a colleague and patient. As a colleague, we always enjoyed Cynthia’s hospitality in our Wednesday evening small group sessions. As a patient, I found Cynthia always friendly and energetic (albeit always with cold hands!!). She was truly a decisive, compassionate and knowledgeable physician and will be very much missed. My condolences to the family.

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  57. Dr. Farvolden was my wonderful, vivacious doctor for many years. I was sad for myself when she retired, but glad that she had some years after working to enjoy her family and life. My condolences to the family. She was such a delightful, happy person.
    Marilyn Brown

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  58. Lindsay Hammond :

    I missed Dr.Farvolden from the moment she announced she would be retiring. She was my doctor before I was even born until she retired. I quoted her in my head throughout both of my pregnancies in the last five years whenever I needed a reality check. She was so down to earth, and real. My thoughts are with you.

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  59. Sue-Anne Wearmouth :

    Dear Farvolden Family,
    Please accept my most sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved wife and mother, Cynthia. Cynthia, Dr. Farvolden , was my doctor for 33 yrs until she retired. She delivered my 2 children and my first grandchild. She looked after all of us with the utmost of professional care and kindness. She will always have a very special place in my heart.
    Sue-Anne Wearmouth

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  60. Anita Johnston :

    My heartfelt condolences to the family. Cynthia was my doctor for many years and I was amazed at her vitality and her laugh. The care she gave was from her heart and I will always be grateful to her for her professionalism. Did she ever own a computer, or was she still wary of them even to the end? She made me laugh when she didn’t trust computers at her office. Hugs to all, may God be with you.

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  61. Marina Skulsky :

    Back when the world seemed smaller at the Foothill’s hospital, I could always count on Cynthia’s compassionate care of my patients in our call group. She was always so classy, exuberant and had a great smile! My prayers are with you.

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  62. kenneth pedlar :

    I was very saddened to learn of Cynthia’s passing. I only learned of it today. We met as teenagers while attending the Salvation Army congregation in Edmonton in 1962 and worked together at Pine Lake Camp. She contributed to my decison to enter law school, as I was trying to impress her, since she was going to be a Doctor. I have been a Judge for 32 years now, currently in the Superior Court of Justice in Ontario. I remember her as extremely intelligent, beautiful and enthusiastic about life. To me she was unforgettable. My heart goes out to all members of her family and the many friends and patients to whom she meant so much. The world does not seem quite as good a place without her in it. After I left Alberta, I told her that I prayed for her from time to time, which I did. On this day my prayers are for all of you. God bless you and grant you peace and comfort during this times of loss.
    Blessings,
    Ken Pedlar

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  63. Lou Faucher (class of 1970) :

    My sincere condolences in the loss of Cynthia. She was such a vibrant person as I remember her. Before her name change we were closer in the alphabet and I had her as a lab partner in physiology in our first year, taking blood pressures on each other etc. It’s strange to think of her not being there but her memory will live on in the hearts of a great many people. Her passage on earth has been fruitful.

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  64. Robert koshman (class of 70) :

    Extremely sorry to hear of Cynthia’s passing. Very fond memories of her in medical school. Will always remember her as being young and vibrant. Sincerest condolences to the family.

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  65. Gail Swystun-Abbi :

    Please accept my condolences on Cynthia’s passing. Dr. Farvolden was my mother’s, mine and my son’s family doctor ever since she took over from Dr. Settle. She was the best doctor and I was very sad to see her retire. I see that she will be greatly missed by many many people.

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  66. Wilma Marshall :

    Hi Andy — Sam and I knew each other in school — Strathearn, Bonnie Doon, and the first years of undergrad at the UofA — and I was startled and sorry to find first the alumni news, and then your Lives Lived.

    While it’s been Many years now, since we were in touch, I remember laughing and studying and competing fiercely for many years before our paths branched off into different programs at university.

    My sincere sympathy, to you and to your children. Sam was always such a force that you must be missing her so.

    Take care.

    Wilma Marshall

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