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LICH, Beverly Ann

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.

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  1. Jerry and Julie Schuyler :

    We hope that the memories and happiness you shared with Bev will bring comfort in at this time. She was such a gracious and intelligent person. She will be remembered by all she touched.
    Jerry and Julie Schuyler

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  2. Lorrie McClocklin :

    Ralph I am so sorry to hear of Bev’s passing. I am in Arizona right now, but wanted to send my condolences to you and your family.

    Lorrie McClocklin
    Former Tuscany Resident

    P.S. Ed MacDonald (Former Tuscany Resident) is also in Arizona and sends his condolences also.

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  3. Carol Treleaven :

    So sorry to hear of Bev’s passing. I have many fond memories of our overseas days. I’ve missed her phone calls these past years. Sincere sympathies.

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  4. Marilynn Sander :

    To the Lich Family.

    SAIT’s Alive (retired and former colleagues from SAIT) send their condolences in the loss of Bev. She will live on in our thoughts and hearts.

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  5. SHARON & JIM TILBE :

    Dear Ralph and Family,
    We wish to extend our sincere sympathy on the loss of Beverly. She will be greatly missed.
    We are thinking of you all from Arizona.

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  6. Betty Lou Hebert :

    I’m so sorry to hear of Beverly’s passing. I know the last years have been very hard for her and Ralph. I always enjoyed her visits to Coeur d’Alene, and will always remember the fun we had when she came.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all the fmaily.

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  7. Joe & Gaille koscher :

    Dear Ralph and family, Joe and I wish to express our sincere sympathy to you and your family on Beverley’s recent passing. Our thoughts are with you. Unfortunately, we are in British Columbia at the present time and will be unable to attend your service. May you find comfort in the memories of the many years you shared together.

    Joe & Gaille Koscher

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  8. Bev was such a great working partner, miss her dearly. I’m still working at SAIT and I really wish that we could have more honest and fun people like her working there. Thanks for the Memories

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  9. Mervin & Shirley Rushfeldt :

    Ralph,
    Merv and I extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Bev was truly a special person.
    Love, Merv and Shirley

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  10. Ray and Coreen :

    Ralph, Robbin, Miles/Karen/Tyler/Cody,
    What a wonderful celebration on Saturday of Beverly, her life and contributions to family and friends. Coreen and I are honoured to help keep her memory in our hearts.

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