Doreen Douglas Shaw (née Rattray) recently of North Vancouver passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 86. Cherished as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, she will be deeply missed by joyfully released into eternal life.
Born in Salmon Arm to Effie and David Rattray, she graduated from St. Paul’s Hospital nursing school in 1947 and established many life-long friends during training. Married to Osborne Shaw in 1951, they began their family the following year. She was an avid gardener, bridge player, hostess and enjoyed researching family genealogy.
Survived by her husband Osborne, daughter Debbie (Danny), son Ken (Yvette), grandchildren Michael, Alana, Benjamin and Christopher; and great-grandchildren Kyla and Spencer.
A celebration of life was held Wed., Nov. 23 at 2 pm at First Memorial Funeral Services, 1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Alzheimer Society of BC.