DEBRA ANNE KNYSH On Monday, April 05, 2021, Mrs. Debra Knysh passed away peacefully at the Misericordia Hospital in Edmonton, AB with her children by her side. She celebrated her 72nd birthday on March 21. She was born to Ray and Muriel Thagard in 1949 in Winnipeg, Manitoba where she met and married the love of her life Al Knysh. Debra was predeceased by Al in 2007 as well as by his brother Dennis and her mother-in-law Bunny, whom she loved dearly.
She will be lovingly remembered by her three children Kari (Cam), Kevin (Katie), Kristan (Kelly), and her grandchildren Kyle, Coby, Reihen, and Marin. She also leaves to mourn an older sister Randi (Gerry) and younger sister Marny (Jerry), as well as nephews and nieces Jamie, Lindsey, Dana, Sara and Allison, and her brothers in-law Bryan and Tom.
She was a retired nurse who loved her job and caring for others and still kept in contact with many of her nursing friends. Although her health had deteriorated over the last few years, Deb was a fighter and her strength and spirit showed right until the end.
We love you Mom!