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Marion Delores Cottingham (Dodie)
March 27, 1942 – May 27, 2017
Dodie was born in Willingdon, AB and then as a young child her family moved to Cloverdale, BC. After her formal schooling she joined the RCAF and was posted in Greenwood, NS where she met her husband John and shared 54 wonderful years together. As they both liked adventure, they travelled whenever and wherever they could.
Dodie is survived by her husband John, son Darren of Cranbrook, BC and daughter Kelly, of Miramichi NB; grandsons, Tom and Andy (Sarah) and great grand-daughter Avery Ann from Cold Lake AB, as well as her sister Barbara and family of Cranbrook, BC.
Dodie’s most cherished memories were of the time she spent with the Salt Spring Garden Club and working at the Fall Fair, most notably with the Scarecrows. She also enjoyed the family gatherings at the Reid’s and the McColl’s. They were special to her…