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Leach (nee Chester), Christine Gail

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Christine Leach on Friday, November 14, 2008 at the age of 54 years. According to her wishes, Chris died in the comfort of her own home in Calgary, following a courageous battle with breast cancer. Chris was born in Winnipeg on February 16, 1954.   After being married in 1988, Gerry and Chris moved to Calgary where they had lived since. Chris is survived by her loving husband Gerry; sister and brother-in-law Carol and Brian; stepson and stepdaughter-in-law Bryan and Denise; mother Pauline; granddaughter C.J.; mother-in-law Gwen, brothers-in-law, Gary and Virginia, Glenn and Michelle, and numerous extended family. She was predeceased by her father Angus in 1995 and father-in-law Stephen in 2003. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Suite 430 1324 17 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2T 5S8. Telephone: (780)452-1166. The family wishes to extend deep gratitude to Chris’ caregivers, especially Dr. Doug Stewart and his nurse Cheryl, and the wonderful palliative home care nurses headed by Henriette. A Memorial Service will be Celebrated at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.)on Friday, November 21, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. In living memory of Christine Leach, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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