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MORRISON, Deborah Anne


MORRISON, Deborah Ann

Deborah Anne Morrison

(Nee Scarrow)

August 5, 1953 - April 1, 2021

On Thursday, April 1, 2021 Debbie Ann Morrison, loving wife, dedicated Mom

to many, Grandmother, Great Grandmother, Aunt and Great Aunt passed away

after a courageous battle with cancer. Debbie was born to her parents Hubert

and Barbara Scarrow in Kelowna, BC and was raised in Winfield, BC. She grew

up on the farm and attended Winfield Elementary and George Elliot Secondary

School. In 1971, Debbie moved to Nelson, BC to further her education at

Notre Dame College. It was there that she met her soul mate Alan. The two

were married the following year on October 7, 1972 and an adventure began.

Debbie and Alan became parents win 1974 and continued on to have three

biological children and two adopted. They moved out to Alberta permanently

in 1976 for the soul purpose of employment. Debbie kept herself busy and

active as a parent as well as involved herself in numerous different jobs

throughout the years until she found her calling as a foster parent. She was

actively involved in a few voluntary roles for community clubs throughout the

years such as the Rochester Willing Workers & Rochester Community, Family

Support Society. As time progressed, Debbie and Alan ventured into providing

support for children in a group care setting and later created a successful

drive and support service program for families in need.

Debbie has left a lasting impression with many. Her ability to make all feel

welcomed and comfortable is a trait many share about her. She had such a

giving nature and could always find the positives and always seemed to be

able to make things better. Debbie was compassionate and dedicated and

family driven. She loved to travel and often invited others to join on these

excursions. Debbie was very sociable and her kind, giving and gentle spirit

made her a friend to all.

Debbie leaves behind her husband (Alan) of nearly fifty years, Daughter

Victoria Dzivinski (Allan) and their four children (Liam, Owen, Evan & Mya),

Son Daniel Asema (Elizabeth), Daughter Barbara Ellis (Ed) and their three

children (Skye, Alyssa & William) as well as Great Granddaughters (Olivia

& Echo), Son James (Gwenyth) and their two children (Gavin & Patience),

Son Jason (Joy) and their two daughters (Julia & Jillian) (Morgan). Debbie

also leaves behind two sisters and a brother with many cousins, nieces and

nephews of whom she loved dearly.

A Celebration of Life for Debbie will take place at the family residence at

7875 North Fintry Estates, BC August 5-8, 2021, with the hope that a worthy

tribute can be made for an extraordinary being.