Elizabeth Cyr

Elizabeth Cochrane Cyr

Was born in Victoria, British Columbia on March the 2nd 1921 to parents Robert Cochrane and Sarah Jane Campbell. She completed grade 12 in Victoria West and attended the Sprott-Shaw Secretarial Program. During her work term she was hired by the Marine Division of Canadian Fairbanks Morse, in Victoria.

She met her soon to be husband L. J. “Tuff” Cyr while visiting in the Naden Hospital in Esquimalt. He was hospitalized after an injury on a minesweeper. They were married in 1947. Tuff was from the Yukon, so they returned there and started a family. Jeanne and Robert (Bob) were born in Whitehorse. Later, the family moved from the Yukon to Campbell River in 1961. Mom and Dad moved to Ashcroft in 1976.

Mom passed in Kamloops B.C. on April the 18th 2010 after a short period of poor health. She is predeceased by her parents, her husband Lomer J. “Tuff” Cyr on the 21st of May 2003 and her younger sister Ailsa, whom she dearly missed on her passing 7th of November 2009.

She is survived by Jeanne and Don Hagreen, and their sons Neal and Erik, and Bob and daughters Michelle and Christy.

She requested no service and cremation is entrusted to Thompson Valley Funeral Home. She wished to thank her many friends for their support. Of special note was Dr. Khan, working in a difficult situation.


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