Ruby FURBER

FURBER, Ruby Janet Ruby Janet Furber (nee Keith) was born July 10, 1939 in Regina, Saskatchewan. She passed away in Red Deer on December 10th at the age of 65. She was pre-deceased by

her parents, Violet and Gordon Keith of Sylvan Lake. Growing up in Sylvan Lake, Ruby went to the local schools as well as the Composite High School in Red Deer, and then completed her hair dressing licence in Calgary. Ruby moved to Red Deer in 1958 where she worked in the hair dressing industry in Red Deer for many years. She was active in many volunteer organizations including the Royal Purple, a member for 35 years and holding many chairs including District Deputy, Red Deer Museum, Red Deer General Hospital gift store (recently rewarded for length of service), Presbyterian Churches in Red Deer and the Red Deer Blood Donor clinic. Ruby is survived by her husband of 44 years, Stan, daughters Shelly Tupper (Lyle Tupper) and Tina Furber (Jarrad Malley), her brother Monte Keith (Elaine), sister Jean Mactier, identical twin Ruth Horney and brother-in-law Dave Furber (Ada) who will always hold her memory in their hearts. Memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 16th at Knox Presbyterian Church, 4718 Ross St., Red Deer at 2 p.m., with Rev. Bob Shields officiating. Following the service family and friends are invited to join in fellowship at the luncheon provided by the Peacemakers Quilt Club on the lower level of the church. In lieu of flowers Ruby requested that donations be sent to the Cancer Society of Alberta, 4730A Ross St., Red Deer, T4N 1X2.


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