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FOLLETT, Isobel Elizabeth (nee Snowdon)

January 3, 1920 – Calgary, Alberta
January 12, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

We are sad to announce the passing of our mother Isobel, last surviving child of the Calgary oil pioneer, C.C. Snowdon.

Isobel is survived by her daughters Sandra Follett (Lawrence Chrismas) and Lorna (Terry) McNeill; as well as her grandchildren, Jodi (Michael) Beattie, Troy (Anita) McNeill and Tracy McNeill (Wes Hutchen). Also missing their adored Nana are great-grandchildren Taylor McNeill, Christopher and Patrick Beattie and Alexa McNeill, as well as many nieces and nephews. She loved and was loved. She was courageous, resilient, determined and gracious. She will be remembered and missed always by her family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, F. Bertram (Bert) Follett and daughter, Karen Follett.

A Celebration of Isobel’s life will be held at Grace Presbyterian Church (1009 – 15th Avenue S.W., Calgary) on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow at the church. Condolences may be forwarded through

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Isobel Follett, 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. To Lawrence and Sandra,

    Please accept our condolences on your loss of Isobel. In your conversations it was very apparent of the pride of being associated to a significant piece of Calgary’s history. Isobel was very fortunate to have such a loving and caring family to regale about the past and help her through the difficult times. You remain in our thoughts and prayers,

    David & Mary Lou

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  2. Dear Sandra
    So very sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I pray that you find comfort in all your great memories you shared with her.
    Colette Ross

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