August 11, 1971 – Calgary, Alberta
May 5, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Kari passed away in her sleep at her parent’s home on May 5, 2014 after her prolonged battle with cancer at the age of 42 years.
Kari was born and grew up in Calgary; and graduated from Sir Winston Churchill High School. She was employed for several years in the oil service industry before becoming ill. Kari was a free spirit who was filled with a zest for life and love for all her family and friends of which she had many. She will be missed by all who were touched by her vivacious spirit and deep seated compassion for others. We will miss her smile and laughter, undying spirit and the joy she brought to our lives. She lit up every room!
Kari is survived by her loving children, Andrew (Tasha) Cave, Ashleigh Bird (Mike) and Hannah Bird; her beloved grandchildren, Clayton, Noah, Mason, Hunter, Keelan and Kinley; her parents, Greg and Judy Cave; brother, Randy (Brenda); her nieces Natalie and Sophia; and Kari’s loving companion Gary Myers and his daughters Ashley, Katelyn and Emmalee. Also, special in her life were her adoring dogs Isabel and Milo.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222 www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. Family would like to thank Dr. Pamela Chu her staff, nurses & aids (Unit 42) of the Tom Baker Cancer Centre & Foothills Hospital for all the loving care they gave to Kari.
In living memory of Kari Kelly, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences