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BURTON, Blythe Marie
September 30, 1920 - May 24, 2014
Blythe Marie Burton of Calgary, Alberta, died Saturday, May 24, 2014, at the Rockyview Hospital surrounded by her family at the age of 93 years. Born September 30, 1920 in Redcliff, Alberta, she is predeceased by her parents, John and Jean Calderwood of Glencoe, Ontario and her siblings: Donald, Cecelia and Edith. She was also predeceased by her husband, Lawrence Burton, in 1982. Blythe received her nurses training from Sarnia General Hospital and worked as a registered nurse in Los Angeles, Calgary and Edmonton. Blythe will be remembered by her children: Valerie (Andy), Susan (Dennis) and James (Kimberley); grandchildren: Elizabeth (George), Jeanette (Mike), Laura and Scott; and great-grandchildren: Massimo, Hudson and Simone. The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the Rockyview Hospital Unit 72 nursing staff for their kindness and support in her final days. A private family Memorial Service will be held on June 27, 2014 in Calgary. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with Blythe's family through In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Arthritis Society (300-1301 8 St SW, Calgary, telephone: 403-228-2571, website: Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES (403) 265-1199.


Published in The Calgary Herald from June 7 to June 13, 2014