Edith Blair

Obituary of Edith Blair

Blair, Edith Alice

The family of Edith Alice Blair (née Aikenhead) are saddened by her peaceful passing on July 17, 2017 at North York General Hospital as a result of Acute Myeloid Leukemia.   Born on February 26, 1935  in London, Ontario, to Harold and Claire Aikenhead, Edith is survived by her husband Bruce; son Brian; daughters Carolyn (Stewart) and Diane; grandsons Keith, Jeffrey and Ross; brother Bruce;  sisters Audrey (Bruce)  and Dorothy; many nieces and nephews; and life-long friend Judy Bird.

The family wishes to thank the many  extended family members,  friends and neighbours, who generously provided support during Edith's journey. Gracious thanks are also extended to  Dr. J. Silverman and the nursing staff on 3W at North York General Hospital for their very attentive and compassionate care.

Cremation has taken place. For those who knew Edith and our family, and wish to join us for a celebration of Edith's life, it will take place at R.S. Kane Funeral Home on Tuesday August 15th, 2017 at 1:30pm. Please visit www.rskane.ca to see service details and to leave condolences.

In lieu of flowers, Edith would be honoured, for those who are inclined, to have your donations made to a charity that is important to you.