August 29, 1942 – January 7, 2013
Beverly Ann Lich, of Calgary, peacefully passed away on January 7, 2013 at the age of 70 years.
Bev was born on August 29th, 1942 in Edmonton, AB. She was one of six children born to Arthur (deceased) and Babe Genest. Beverly was raised on the family farm in Clyde Alberta and at a young age, married and moved overseas where she experienced all the world could offer. She spent 10 years traveling the world establishing new friendships and always enjoyed socializing, painting and bingo. After returning to Calgary, see spent 14 enjoyable years working at S.A.I.T. After her working career was over she spent 8 years pursuing her passion for painting, playing bridge and watching her grandchildren grow. She enjoyed years of travelling to Phoenix in the winters and came back to Calgary in the summers. Beverly had a wonderful life. She saw more of the world than most will ever see. Unfortunately Beverly was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s at the early age of 60. She has suffered with this autoimmune disease for ten long years. Beverly has been a loving wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend to the many people she has met over her lifetime. Beverly we loved you dearly. We will cherish your memory as you will live on in our thoughts and hearts forever.
She is survived by her beloved husband and soul mate of 53 years, Ralph, as well as her two sons Robbin and Miles (Karen), and her grandsons Tyler and Cody.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Administrative Office, 10531 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton AB T5H 4K1. Tel: (1-866) 950-5465, www.alzheimer.ab.ca. The family would like to thank the staff at Cedar Villas for the caring and compassion that was shown to Beverly during her time at the home.
In living memory of Beverly Lich, 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.