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ANDREWS, Lori Anne (nee Pregitzer)

July 13, 1956 – Calgary, Alberta
February 11, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Lori Anne Andrews passed away peacefully on Monday, February 11, 2019 at the age of 62 years after a three year battle with cancer.

Fun loving and happy, Lori’s positivity and laughter always brought light to everyone around her. Her happiest times were with her family and friends, whether playing games, at the casino or travelling. Lori always had a smile for everyone she met.

Lori will be lovingly remembered by her sister Karen (Rob) Engelman; her nephews Keith (Laila) and Scott Horrocks; and her great-nieces Mya, Kyra, Mary, and Emily Horrocks, and countless other family and friends. She was predeceased by her parents Walter and Mary Pregitzer and baby brother Keith.

A Celebration of Lori’s Life will be held at the Glamorgan Community Center (4207-41 Ave S.W., Calgary, AB) on Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.  Condolences may be forwarded through

If friends so desire, donations can be made in memory of Lori to the Sarcee Hospice

In living memory of Lori Andrews, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Karen and family. She was such a delight to be around and the years we spent as singles in the Calgary area I will never forget. It is hard to keep in touch as we retire and move futher away so had hardly kept up with her in the last several years. Joanne keeps in touch so I knew Lori was having the health problem. I will never forget her. My condolences to your family as I know you were the joy of her life. I’m sorry I won’t be able to be there in person.

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  2. No words can describe how sorry I am for your loss. My heart goes out to you during this difficult time. Sharing in your sorrow. With love and friendship

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  3. Dear Karen and family,
    I have fond memories of Lori and the times we spent together at family functions. Lori was always smiling and friendly. I am sorry I will not be able to attend the memorial, as we will be away. My heartfelt condolences to you all. Cousin Johnnette

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  4. Dear Karen and all:
    We’re so sorry to hear this sad news, because losing Lori is a big loss. Even though I had lost contact with her over the past several years, I still greatly admire and respect her.

    Lori was smart and incredibly quick-witted. I remember when we travelled to Europe in the late 1980s, and the European men practically swarmed around her! (One man staying in our hotel insisted she visit his villa in Aix-en-Provence. Lori didn’t believe for one second he had a villa, but she humoured him – and then we spent the rest of our stay avoiding him by sneaking in and out of the hotel, like spies.)

    She was also my Paris “tour guide” on that trip, and she was marvellous. She showed me all the sights, and I noticed how well she blended in with the Parisians. She didn’t appear to be a tourist at all.

    People seemed to gravitate towards her, due to her natural charisma. She was open, friendly and non-judgmental, and I felt like I could tell her anything. I knew her at a time when I had a lot of growing up to do, and she helped me become a better, more thoughtful person.

    Anyway, I could go on all day about Lori, but I won’t.

    We won’t be able to attend her celebration, sadly, because we’ll be out of town. We hope you’re all doing well, though, considering the circumstances.

    Take good care.

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  5. Lori was a loving and lovable, beautiful person. Her faith was a testimony to all who had the privilege of knowing her. I know she is now with the Lord she loves and is at perfect peace. Karen bless you for all the love and care you gave her especially when she was most in need. She will be dearly missed.

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  6. Beverly Huseby

    Lori will forever have a place in my heart. I am so thankful to have spent childhood times with her. One memory that pops up is when she painted the basement walls as a young girl and made her bedroom there. Another great memory is not so many years ago when I joined Lori and Karen for a pajama party at Karen’s place. We had so many laughs together that night. Rest in peace Lori. I will love you forever. Thank you Karen for your unending love and support for Lori.

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