Sandra Denise Melville
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Sandra Denise Melville
April 24, 1945 - November 13, 2020
Scottsdale, AZ
Denise Melville, born April 24, 1945, in Kingston, Jamaica, daughter of Keith and Estela (Silver) Bitter, passed peacefully Friday, November 13, 2020, at her home in Scottsdale, AZ. Preceded in death by her husband, Bryan Archer Melville and survived by her daughter, Natalie Janet Melville of Scottsdale and son, Stuart John Melville of Puerto Rico. She had three grandchildren, Stella, Isabella, and Luc. As well as leaving behind her three sisters, Nena McHugh, Dawn Mendelsohn and April Moore, and numerous nieces and nephews. She attended Immaculate Conception and Wolmers Girls School in Kingston, Jamaica. Sandra was a breast cancer survivor. She loved attending yoga, church, socializing, hanging out with her three grandchildren, cooking, shopping, gardening, party planning, floral arranging, walks on the beach, water skiing, laughter, and most of all, traveling the world. She was an art connoisseur, full of style and sophistication, and made friends wherever she went. During her lifetime, Sandra was a Flight Attendant, Retail Executive, and successful Realtor from the late 70s to 2017. She practiced Real Estate in Vancouver, B.C., Canada, Scottsdale, AZ, North County San Diego, CA, and ended her career in Downtown San Diego. Her most accomplished memories will be of the relationships she built and how she loved her family and friends. A Memorial Service will be held Friday, November 20 at 10:00 a.m. MST. Live-stream available at https://illuminatecommunity.com/funeral-live-stream. Visit hansenmortuary.com for condolences.

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Published in San Diego Union-Tribune on Nov. 19, 2020.
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November 22, 2020
Sandra and I met at Western Realty West Vancouver in 1984 forming a friendship that lasted after she moved to California and Arizona. I will miss our weekly calls, her keen insights and her sense of humour. She was a true and generous person who brought many people together throughout her life. I could not have asked for a better friend.
Marylin Toward
Friend
November 21, 2020
Dear Sandra, I want to thank you for your kindness to me when I was going to buy Park Place and then later when I finally purchased The Grande South. You made an impression on my life forever. Mike Ratcliffe
Michael Ratcliffe
Friend
November 20, 2020
A lovely woman, one of the first neighbors to welcome me when I moved to Park Place. Paula Hewitson
Paula Hewitson
Neighbor
November 19, 2020
I worked with Sandra at Sussex Realty in West Vancouver. Sandra was a dynamic successful realtor. Her infectious laugh and positive outgoing personality will be remembered by many. Shirley Clarke
Shirley Clarke
Friend
November 17, 2020
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
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