ALYSIA MICHELLE GRAHAM
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ALYSIA MICHELLE GRAHAM It is with heavy hearts and deep sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved daughter Alysia Michelle Graham on March 7, 2014. She will be forever loved and remembered by her mother Kristi Graham of Calgary, father David Graham (Tracey Baldwin) of Fergus and her younger brother Austin Graham, also of Calgary. Her aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents, her co-workers and many friends, as well as her beloved dogs Sophie and Brody will miss Alysia very much. Alysia was born on March 11, 1992 in Saskatoon, SK. She was a bright light from the minute she was born to two very young parents, always happy and smiling. Alysia grew into a beautiful, confident, outgoing woman who genuinely cared about people and always took the time to ask how they were doing; she was smart, kind, generous, witty and could be so silly. She loved animals, especially her cat Frankie, photography, travelling, writing, reading, anything Audrey Hepburn, tattoos, music, watching movies and spending time with those closest to her. She was a proud big sister to her brother Austin, always telling anyone who would listen about his music and how he would be famous some day; he was just that good. Her 3 roommates were her very best friends and living with them was a fulfilled dream for her. She was so excited when she found the apartment for the four of them. She made an impact on all who met her over her 21 years and will carry on in our hearts and memories. Alysia had so much potential and life ahead of her, those left behind will always struggle with why she's gone so soon. She will be so missed. The celebration of her life will be held on Friday, March 14, 2014 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel on Front Street in Toronto at 2:00 p.m. A second celebration will be held in Calgary, AB, in the next few weeks. For all who attend on Friday, please wear a lily of some kind if you are able. They were her favourite flowers. In lieu of flowers or donations to a charity, a scholarship will be set up in Alysia's name. For further details or to send condolences, please contact Kristi Graham at kagraham6@gmail.com


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Published in Toronto Star on Mar. 13, 2014.
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December 1, 2014
What a shock! I just can't believe that something like this could happen to her. I will miss her each & every day.
Dieter Hartmanshenn
March 26, 2014
Kristi - so sorry to hear about your loss. While I only met Alysia a few times, I could very much tell that she was full of life and creativity. I also know how important she was to you. I can only imagine what great sorrow you must be feeling now. Rachel and I are thinking of you and your family during this time of sadness and hope that memories of Alysia bring you comfort and joy forever more.
Steve and Rachel Berger
March 17, 2014
Kristi, Austin, David and family - I remember the year she was born, wondering how on earth you both could manage to raise this little one when you both were so young yourselves. Through it all you showed us it can be done. And done well. I know you and David are proud of who Alysia became (and Austin too) - I always held you both in high regard. I send my thoughts as you go through this difficult year ahead full of many more firsts... Ne Oublie
Brenda Nagel
March 17, 2014
Kristi, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. My deepest regrets for the terrible losts you have suffered. From one mother to another my heart breaks for you.
Andrea Boyle
March 15, 2014
This is just a sad day for the many people touched by this young life. Kristi, I am so very sorry for your loss, there are no words. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
March 14, 2014
Kristi, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss. May God's presence and peace surround you at this difficult time.
Vanessa Steeves (Weir)
March 14, 2014
She had the brightest eyes and a heart of gold. I used to give her free coffee when I worked at Tim hortons and always looked so forward to the next time she would come back. Always had a smile on her face... I am truly so sorry for your loss, and The world was a better place with her in it. My heart goes out to you
Mich Carriere
March 14, 2014
Alysia was a very kind fun loving person. It is a tragity that such a thing would happen to someone so young, she will be missed very much.
braydn smith
March 14, 2014
Kristi & Austin, Thinking of you in your sorrow. She will be with you forever in your hearts
Marilyn & John
Marilyn Hillier
March 13, 2014
Kristi & Family, no words can be expressed to make the hurt subside...I am so very sorry for your loss.
Sandy Cross-Juszczak
March 13, 2014
Kristi and Austin, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you and your family.
Corrine McPherson
March 13, 2014
So sorry for the loss of your daughter, sister and friend. May it help to know how much others care.
Joan Neufeldt
March 13, 2014
I remember meeting Alysia at my daughter Frans wedding. Alysia got up and gave a true heartfelt speech in which she said that Fran and John her new husband would forever be a brother and sister to Alysia and her brother.
They invited Fran into their own home when
Fran needed help the most. I will remember
the sweet sweet girl and I will cherish what she said. My heart goes out to the families and friends of the 3 young souls that were taken much to soon. Heaven truly has 3 more angels. Frans momma Colleen
Colleen Charlton
March 13, 2014
Kristi and Austin: Praying for friends to comfort you,
faith to uphold you,
and loving memories
to help you smile again.

RIP Alysia, You are the brightest star and the warmth of the sun. Everyday you will remind others you are there, not only in their hearts but everywhere...
Brenda Compton
March 13, 2014
Kristi and David, you may have been so very young when Alysia was born but to raise such an extraordinary young woman is a great accomplishment. My heart breaks for you both as well as Austin. Please take solace in the fact that she will always be with you and cherish all the fantastic memories.
Liane Langlois
March 13, 2014
Our hearts are heavy for each of you in this deep grief of losing so soon, a daughter, a sister, a granddaughter, a cousin, a niece, along with 2 other of Alysia's friends. Thinking of each of you in the deep grief, with prayer and care for now and the days ahead. May you find strength and comfort in God.
Don & Linda Bowden
Don & Linda Bowden
March 13, 2014
Alysia, remembering how much fun and life you added to our days at work. You will live on forever in our hearts.
Yvonne Oliver
March 13, 2014
Love never dies when you're in the hearts of others who hold onto you dearly. Only the tears of grief are left behind in the hearts of those who loved Alysia. To her Mother Kristi, brother Austin, Aunt Michelle, Cousins Amber and Chelsea and to Alysia's many friends and family My heart and tears are shared with you in your sorrow. Love: Sonia and her little birds too.
sonia salamanchuk
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