Cheryl Leyden

Cheryl Diane Leyden

1952 – 2008


Cheryl Diane Leyden of Royston, BC passed away peacefully on June 4, 2008. Born in Calgary, Alberta on September 29, 1952 she will always be lovingly remembered by her parents Yvonne and Gordon Schultz, her brothers Darcy and Barry, her sisters Teresa, Charlotte, Tracy, Carmen and their families.


She will be especially missed by her daughter Avril, son in law Blain, son Miles and her grandchildren Jasmine, Melody, Olivia, Tait, Jacob and Lanai.


Cheryl was a loving daughter, sister, mother, grandmother and friend to many. She was a talented musician and creative jeweler. Cheryl enjoyed the outdoors, was an avid gardener and also spent many years advocating for the rights of the less fortunate. It was with spunk and determination Cheryl had lived her life and fought her battle with cancer.


Special thanks to her good friends Mike, Francis, Kaz, the wonderful staff at The Laurel Lodge and Chaplain Gordon Carter.


A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, June 12, 2008 at 2:00pm at Piercy’s – Mt. Washington Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations to the BC Cancer Foundation in Cheryl’s name would be appreciated.