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FECH, Ruth Pearl

January 6, 1944 – November 5, 2017
Calgary, Alberta

Ruth left this earthly world, daughters by her side Sunday evening. At 73 her wisdom, kindness, love and grace made her an example to many. Despite her challenging life circumstances.…she was kind and supportive to friends/family and caregivers. Her strong and gentle spirit will be missed by those she knew and loved…. The world as it was is now forever changed. She will be missed….

Ruth is survived her daughters Linda Lewington and Dorothy Fech; their father Oscar Fech. Grandchildren Jessica Jensen (Kyle), Kimberley Fech, Amanda Lewington and Tyler Lewington. She is also survived by her sister Marjorie Walsh (Don) and sister-in-law Judy Schmick.

Ruth was predeceased by her daughter Shirley Fech and brother Bob Schmick.

Memorial service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the funeral home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Ruth Fech, 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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  1. Ruth has been my friend for over 60 years, since we were students at Langevin Jr. High and she lived on 6A St. N.E.
    She was always kind, generous and met her many life challenges with grace and dignity.
    I will miss her and keep her in my thoughts and prayers. Rest in
    peace my dear friend. Jane Butler

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  2. linda lewington :

    Mom I am so happy that you are in a better place.
    Love you always,
    Linda

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  3. Ruth and I have been friends for over 60 years, when we were students @ Langevin Jr. High and she lived on 6a St. N.E.
    She was kind and generous and faced her many life challenges with grace and dignity.
    She will always be in my thoughts and prayers.
    Rest in peace dear friend. Jane Butler

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  4. Dorothy and family. So sorry for your loss. May the memories of your mom live on through you. Ellen

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  5. Trish Atelevich :

    Dorothy and family,

    Am so sorry to hear the loss of your your mother. I grew up with Ruth being like a second mom to me She was always friendly and treated me as part of the family. I have very fond memories of her.

    Trish Atelevich

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