MARJORY ALLEN (nee Robertson) of Victoria, passed away peacefully on June 30, 2003. She was predeceased by Dean, her husband of 50 years. She is survived by her daughter, Kathryn (Russ) and son, John (Shelley) and grandchildren, David, Michael, Caitlin and Brianna. After growing up in Wapella, Saskatchewan, Marjory graduated from the University of Saskatchewan and worked as a social worker prior to joining Dean to be married in Cleveland, Ohio. Marjory and Dean and their two children returned to Saskatchewan for five years, prior to relocating to Victoria in 1960. After a number of years working in the Neuropsychology Department at U VIC, Marjory retired to devote her time to her love of gardening by volunteering at Government House, travel, reading, sewing and walks on Willows Beach. Marjory will be remembered for her love of gardening, travel and her grandchildren. Memorial Service will be held at McCall Bros. Family Chapel, Johnson and Vancouver Streets, Victoria on Friday, July 4th at 2:30 p.m. Flowers are gratefully declined; donations may be made in her memory to the Friends of Government House Gardens, c/o 1401 Rockland Avenue, Victoria, B.C. V8S 1V9. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.mccallbros.com.
McCall’s of Victoria