Alison Agnes ARMSTRONG

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  • "A lovely lovely lady. Kind, intelligent, interested in..."
    - Sandra
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  • "She was always cheerful to me."
    - Geoffrey Hewett
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    - Kari Hewett
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    - Lucille
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ARMSTRONG, Alison Agnes Born on February 4, 1923 in Balfron, Scotland. Died on November 12, 2012 in Victoria, BC. Predeceased by her husband, Harry on August 8, 1974 and her sister, Mona Cowan on August 5, 2010. Survived by many nieces and nephews in Scotland, South Africa and Northern Ireland. From 1942 to 1947, Alison was a member of W.A.A.F., specializing in Communications. She married Harry, a hydro electric engineer in Nigeria on June 7, 1952 and came to Toronto in 1954 and then Victoria in 1956. She worked for BC Power Commission and returned to school and obtained a BA, with honours, from the University of Victoria in 1966 and later a BFA in 1990. She spent her career working as Librarian for the Ministry of Education, retiring in 1981. A Memorial Reception will be held in McCall's Family Centre, Johnson & Vancouver Streets, at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, November 21, 2012. Memorial donations in her memory may be made to an education project or a charity of your choice.


Published in Victoria Times-Colonist from Nov. 16 to Nov. 18, 2012