announces her passing on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, at the age of 57.
Denise passed away peacefully at the Sarcee Hospice in Calgary, AB. She
survived many years battling cancer, but she never let it defeat or
discourage her. Denise was born in Calgary, Alberta on October 12, 1961 to David Ronald
McCrae and Jean Mildred (Wolfe) McCrae both predeceased. Denise spent
her growing up years in Calgary where she was involved in Sunday School,
accordion lessons, C.G.I.T. and explorers. She attended post secondary
at Mount Royal College and afterwards she married Don and they started
their life in Arrowwood. Don and Denise have enjoyed raising two
wonderful boys, working together at their welding business and car wash,
enjoyed hiking in the mountains and going on many short trips together.
Denise will be lovingly remembered by her beloved husband of 36 years,
Don and her children, Jordan (Melanie) and Nicholas (Sarah). Denise was
a remarkable Grammy to eight grandchildren Gage, Chloe and Roman
(children of Jordan and Melanie) and Malcolm, Heidi, Calvin, Spencer and
Rupert (children of Nicholas and Sarah). Her grandchildren were her
absolute joy and treasure in life. She is also survived by her brother
Jeff (Tammy) McCrae, her sister-in-law Kelly McCrae, her nephew Jesse
(Alisha) McCrae with their daughter Brooklyn, her niece Carley McCrae as
well as several cousins and friends. A Celebration of Life in memory of Denise will be held on Friday,
December 7 at 1:30 pm at the Arrowwood Community Hall with Bishop Justin
Hansen officiating. There will be an Inurnment at the Arrowwood Cemeteryat a later date.
Those who desire may make donations in memory of Denise to the Alberta
Cancer Foundation c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 29 St NW Calgary, AB T2N 4N2.
Don would like to express his deep gratitude to the doctors, surgeons, oncologists, Home Care and all those involved with her battle with cancer. We thank those who have been offering prayers and good wishes on her behalf.
Arrangements in care of Vulcan Funeral Home. Telephone 1-403-485-2633.
E-mail condolences through www.vulcanfuneralhome.ca.