Muriel Davis Christie

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Muriel Davis Christie, age 97, passed away on April 23, 2012 in Bellingham, WA. Muriel was born June 17, 1914 in Birmingham, England to Abel and Mary Davis. At age 11, she moved with her family to Alberta, Canada. The family moved from Canada in 1927 to Lake Samish where her father built the family home.

Muriel graduated from Whatcom High School and went to work at the XXX Barrel. She married Howard Christie in 1937. They then moved to and worked in Washington DC. In 1955 they moved to Juneau, AK where they raised their three children. Muriel was an active member of her Juneau community. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband Howard of 67 years, her son Roger, and her grandson Brendan. She is survived by her two daughters, Candice Christie and Meredith Riley of Bellingham, her 5 grandchildren, Olin Gullufsen, Ryan Gullufsen and wife Stacy, Windy Ferguson, Jasmine and Leonard Riley, and great grandson, Davis. Muriel's ashes along with Howard's will be taken to Juneau Alaska to be scattered by Shelter Island. Our heartfelt thanks to the Hospice staff for their kindness and support.
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Published in The Juneau Empire from Apr. 27 to May 6, 2012