PEARSON, AILSA (née CAMPBELL)
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Passed away peacefully in Ottawa, Ontario at the age of 91. Much loved wife of the late Glen Pearson (d. 2011), she leaves behind her daughter Darlene (Fred Weihs) and son Ian (Lisa Lauretti), grandchildren Christine, Eric, Jessica and Alex, and great-grandchildren Conner and Maya. In addition to her roles as mother, grandmother and great- grandmother, Ailsa will be remembered as a writer, gardener, avid collector of Canadian antiques, dogsledder, and community volunteer. Her smile and sense of humour endeared her to all who met her. The family wishes to thank the staff at the Garry J. Armstrong Home for their unfailing care and compassion for Ailsa during her stay there. A memorial service will be held on January 13 at 11 a.m. at the Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario (866-990-9530). In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
Published in The Gazette on Jan. 9, 2013