In memory of those who have Crossed the Bar


Ruth Margaret Elford




Born: 29 Feb 1924, Medicine Hat, Alberta


Died: 24 Jan 2016, Calgary Alberta


ELFORD, Ruth Margaret - beloved wife of Clyde Elford passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at the age of 91 years. Ruth was a Past Matron of The Order of the Eastern Star and a member of the Al Azhar Daughters of the Nile. She was a member of the WRENS during WWII and was awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal in 2012. Ruth is survived by her loving husband Clyde of 67 years, and son Robert (Gillian); and sisters Marion Smith-Evans and Eleanor Espeseth; and brother Donald Wakelam. In keeping with Ruth's wishes, no funeral service will be held. Those wishing to make memorial donations in Ruth's memory, please forward to: Edith Cavell Chapter of The Order of the Eastern Star, c/o Carol Chisholm 67 Kincora Manor N.W., Calgary, AB T3R 1N8. In living memory of Ruth Elford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park. (The Calgary Herald 26 Jan 2016)



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