Coralie Arthur passed away peacefully on February 19, 2009 while away in Mexico with Keith, her beloved and devoted husband of 47 years.
Throughout her battles with numerous medical conditions, she showed great strength, courage, grace, unyielding optimism and a complete absence of self-pity. Her spirit and humour have touched many, and leave us all with happy memories to be treasured.
She will be dearly missed by Keith, her daughter and best friend, Katherine Walters (Brian); her sons, Nicholas, Simon (Nonnie) and Crispin (Sally); her adoring grandchildren, Greydon, Payton, Jackson, Jane, Carmen, Beckett, McMillan, Rhys and Megan; her sister Lindsey Sandilands (Ian). Coralie is predeceased by her father Eric, her mother Eileen and her guide dog, Kami.
A private family service will be held. A gathering of her family and friends to celebrate Coralie’s life will be held at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Coralie’s family would like the thank Dr. Lisa Morrison, Dr. Scot Dowden, Dr. Alex Chan and staff of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for their compassionate care.
In lieu of flowers, a kind word or act, or a memorial tribute may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Provincial Office, Sun Life Place, 710, 10123 – 99th Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1 Telephone: 1(866) 412-4222.
In living memory of Coralie Arthur, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences