It is with great sadness and much love that we say goodbye to our beloved mother, who passed away September 30, 2014 at the age of 89 years. Dorothy is lovingly remembered by her children: Marylynn (Terry) Morris, Jo-Ann (Grant) McMillan, Bill (Kelly) Baird and Vicki Baird. She will be sadly missed by her sister Sheila Farquharson and her lifelong friend Mary McIver as well as her grandchildren: Shelley Baxter, Shannon Orsini, Patrick Grant, Sean Morris, Jennifer McMillan, Colleen McMillan, Christina McMillan, Kyle Baird, Justin Stanley-Smith and Jason Stanley-Smith. She will also be missed by her 14 great-grandchildren who lovingly called her GGB. Carmen and Stephen Baxter, Michael, Nicholas and Alex Orsini, Brandt McMillan Kelm, Alissa and Dylan McMillan Mayhew, Robyn and Willem Grant, Rylan Crozier Stanley-Smith, Corbin and Samuel Morris, Brooklyn and Karter Barker.
Dorothy was predeceased by her loving husband John Baird in 1992 and her loving daughter Bonnie Grant in 2007.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday, October 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Grace United Church, 6215-104 Avenue, Edmonton, AB.
The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to Dr. Dusang and the wonderful staff at Strathcona Capital Care for their kindness, support and care shown to Dorothy during her short time there.
As an expression of sympathy, the family requests that any memorial contributions be made in Dorothy Baird’s name to Capital Care Strathcona, 12 Brower Drive, Sherwood Park, AB T8H 1V3.