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KRYGIER, Phyllis Fanny

September 8, 1947 – August 1, 2019

Phyllis Fanny Krygier (nee Bleiweiss) passed away on Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the age of 71 surrounded by family and friends after a brave battle with cancer.

Phyllis was born in a small town in Germany outside of a DP Camp to Holocaust Survivors in 1947. After moving to Canada at age two, Phyllis was raised in Montreal and she never lost her love for that great city. She married into the Krygier family in 1966 at the tender age of eighteen, had two daughters in quick succession, and raised them in Calgary. Phyllis was always community-minded and was proud to be the Mooter-Farein president at the I. L. Peretz school when her girls were young. She created a community of friends and family around her and was known for her big personality, her big heart, and her big laugh.

Phyllis was predeceased by her dear husband, Henry and her beloved daughter, Jessica. She is survived by her daughter, Ilana; son-in-law, David; close family and friends and her three precious grandchildren, Solly, Jorgie, and Manny.

Funeral Services will be held at the Jewish Memorial Chapel, (North East Corner of Highway 22X & 37th Street SW) on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. with interment to follow at the 37th Street Jewish Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations can be made to the Holocaust and Human Rights Education department of Calgary Jewish Federation, www.jewishcalgary.org; >Ways to Give; >Tribute Cards or to the Temple B’nai Tikvah.

Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, Telephone: 403-244-4717.

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  1. Dear Illana and family, my dear longtime friend has passed and this leaves a big hole in my heart.we had so many deep conversations, fun times together over the years. One can have only a few very close friends and I will miss her presence in my life so much. Always remember her wonderful laughter, endless hospitality, and down to earth wisdom.

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