Shirley, Evelyn Spreadbury

Shirley, Evelyn Spreadbury

Shirley Spreadbury, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away at the Elk Valley Hospital in Fernie, BC on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at the age of 79 after a short but brutal battle with metastatic bone cancer.

Shirley is survived by her loving and devoted husband of 57 years, Robert (Bob) Spreadbury, her sons Brian (Patti) Spreadbury and Ken (Nancy) Spreadbury, two grandsons, Kyle and Tyler, and her sister Carole Brawn. Shirley was predeceased by her loving parents Evelyn and Oliver Stevens.

Shirley was born in Calgary, and after a short childhood stint in Didsbury, lived in Calgary prior to moving to Elkford, BC in 1971. She graduated as a Registered Nurse from Calgary’s General Hospital. Shirley was actively involved in the community and gave countless volunteer hours to the local golf club and other organizations. She was an accomplished gardener and lover of nature.

The Memorial Service was held at the Elkford Community Conference Center on Tuesday, October 21st.

The family would sincerely like to thank Dr. Shelley Forrest and the wonderful staff at the Elk Valley Hospital for the high quality of care and compassion that Shirley received during her stay there.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Cherished Memories Funeral Services Ltd. Memories and condolences shared at

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