June Forsythe

Obituary of June Phyllis Forsythe

1948 – 2021


With sadness we announce the peaceful passing of June Forsythe on August 21, 2021, in Cranbrook, B.C., at the age of 72.


June was born on October 24,1948, and lived most of her life in Cranbrook. In later years when she met and married Ray Forsythe, they moved around B.C., and Alberta. June’s work involved advocating for children and families, the homeless, and indigenous issues. She will be greatly missed.


June is survived by Gloria Hunter, Pearci Walkley, Daryl Walkley, Joe Walkley, Louise Bennett, Jim & Irvine Whitehead, Kathryn Teneesse, and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and friends.


She was predeceased by Ben Walkley, Angeline Morigeau (Whitehead), Ruth Morigeau (Whitehead), Ronald Walkley, Michael Walkley, David Walkley (Michael’s Twin brother), Edward & David Walkley, Madeline Morigeau, Wayne, Wes, Brian, Randy Whitehead.


There will be a Graveside Burial on Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at Aqam Cemetery at 10:30 am.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


Arrangements entrusted to McPherson Funeral Services.

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