FILAX, Muriel (nee: Alcorn)
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November 9, 1921 - December 15, 2012
Muriel Filax born in Glasgow, Scotland, passed away in Devon on December 15, 2012.
Muriel, a daughter, sister, mother, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend is survived by her son John; daughters, Muriel, Gloria, Elaine, Vivien and Irene,
as well as grandchildren and great- grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Arthur John Filax; mother Elizabeth Alcorn; father Charles Alcorn; son Arthur Charles Filax and numerous other relatives in Canada and Scotland.
Many thanks to the staff at Discovery Place and the Devon General Hospital, both in Devon, Alberta, for their ongoing compassionate care, especially in these past few months of intensive caregiving to our mother. Our thanks especially to Rachel at the Devon General Hospital and Esther, Stella, Karen, Jocelyn and Laurie at Discovery Place. Special thanks to our father John Arthur Filax, for making things easier for his children at this difficult time by making necessary funeral arrangements long ago. Special thanks as well to sister Vivien for ongoing, loving and exemplary care to our mother in the last years of her life when so many of us were unable to do so.
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Dec. 21, 2012