SCOTT, Audrey (Donna)
September 5, 1939 – December 1, 2015
It is with great sadness that the family of Donna Scott announces that after a very long battle with leukemia. She passed away peacefully in her sleep.
Donna leaves to mourn her loving husband Walter, who spent many days and nights at her side in the hospital. The family takes comfort in knowing she has gone to the Lord.
She will be sadly missed by her 4 children: Lori (Gerry) Petryga, Mark (Cindy) Nielsen, Terry (Wanda) Nielsen, Judy (Reeve) Martin; grandchildren: Gregg (Chrissy), Shelly (Gref), Tina (Darren), Carrie (Denis), Chris (Heidi), Chelsea, Kayla, Starr, Trevor, Jennie (Lawrence), Jodie (Miguel), Brooke, Aidan and Barclay; great grandchildren: Caden, Celeste, Greyson, Violette, Ruby, Jisanda, Wayne, Abigail; sister Gail Mills; step children: Chris Paulson, Marg Paulson and Allison Scott, along with their children and many dear friends and extended family.
Donna was predeceased by her parents Wes and Dorothy Mills, her brother Jim Mills, her first husband Dennis Nielsen the father of her children, and her second husband Ted Paulson.
A Celebration of Donna’s life will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 10037 – 84 Avenue, Edmonton on at 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 9, 2016.
Deepest thanks to the many medical professionals at the UAH Hospital Hematology Division, the Cross Cancer Institute, and the Grey Nuns Hospital Palliative Care Unit. Special thanks to Dr. M Hamilton, Nicole Crisp Nurse Practitioner, and Dr. P Amigo for their professionalism, expert care, and compassion. Thanks also to Canadian Blood Services and the countless donors whose selfless donations sustained her throughout her long illness.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Canadian Cancer Society, University of Alberta Hospital, Canadian Blood Services or a charity of one’s choice.