After a two and one half year struggle with cancer, Marilyn passed away on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at the age of 40 years.
She is survived by her husband Bruce, two sons, Jayden and Brady; and her mother Vera Kroeker. She was predeceased by her father Peter in 1989.
Marilyn was a very active, positive person who enjoyed life, her many friends and business associates. We will all miss her. She worked with Chevron for many years then after marriage, took up home life in raising a family. Marilyn was a devoted mother, active with the Blackfoot Hockey Association, various programs to do with their children’s education, church, and as a representative for Pampered Chef.
A Celebration of Marilyn’s life will be held at McDougall United Church (8516 Athabasca Street S.E.) on Saturday, March 27, 2004 at 2:00 P.M. with the Rev. Brian Derksen officiating. A Private Family Graveside Service will take place at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. To forward condolences go to 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 NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 944 – 2433 or directly to the Calgary Humane Society (S.P.C.A.), 1323 – 36 Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6T6 Telephone: (403) 250-7722 ext. 309 or directly to the charity of the donor’s choice. The family thanks the Doctors, nurses, and staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Palliative Care Centre and the AgapÚ Hospice for the excellent care provided to Marilyn.
In living memory of Marilyn Shaw, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences