Deborah Anne Morrison
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 worthytribute can be made for an extraordinary being.