October 28, 1950 – December 23, 2009
Sylvia, beloved wife of Len Marx of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2009 at the age of 59 years after a courageous battle with brain cancer.
Sylvia grew up in Australia, then moved to Canada to pursue her medical studies. She practiced as a Dermatologist in Calgary for 14 years. Sylvia loved her life with Len and together they travelled to many incredible places. Her favourite place was the American Southwest where she hiked extensively in Utah, Arizona and Colorado.
Besides her loving and devoted husband Len, Sylvia will be lovingly remembered by her step children Marnie and Darryl, and their families, sister Ruth Markovic, brother-in-law Peter Kuhlman, sister-in-law Erni Martin, and many other relatives. Sylvia’s best friends June Smythe, Nancy Hamilton, Louise Starling, Carolyn Fleming and Lyn Thomson, were especially dear. Many other friends will miss her greatly. Sylvia was predeceased by her brother Julius, her parents and step mother Eva.
A Memorial Service will be held at CHRIST CHURCH ELBOW PARK (3602 – 8th Street S.W.) on Monday, December 28, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Sylvia Martin, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences