Colleen Rae (Shinnan) Crowther

Colleen Rae (Shinnan) Crowther

CROWTHER, Colleen Rae


Colleen passed away peacefully July 2, 2011 at the young age of 52 surrounded by loved ones her devoted husband Bill by her side after a courageous 3 year battle with cancer.

Colleen lived each day to it’s fullest she appreciated and loved all her friends and family. She was predeceased by father Roy Shinnan, and grandparents Layton and Elizabeth Preece. She leaves behind to mourn, her husband William (Bill) Crowther, mother Shirley Shinnan, sisters Dawn (Chuck) Davies, Mickey (Graydon) Peebles and brother John, Shinnan her nieces Arie (Steve) Waymen, Rose (Seann) Waymen, Annabelle Peebles, her nephew Graydon Peebles, as well as 5 great nephews Elijah, Ethan, Evan, Marcus and Anthony and 1 great niece Elizabeth.

Colleen was a woman of great strength and generosity, never wanting or telling anyone exactly how sick she was. Her warm and loving personality had her giving her all to everyone and everything she touched. Colleen will be greatly missed by all who loved her and will forever be in the heart of all she touched.

A Celebration of Colleen’s Life will take place at Comox Valley Funeral Home, Cremation & Reception Centre, 1101 Ryan Road, Courtenay on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at 1:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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