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Starr Tanis Rushton

August 4, 1948 - August 30, 2015


After a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her friends and family, Starr Tanis Rushton passed away at the age of 67 years, on August 30 at Powell River General Hospital. She was born on August 4, 1948 in Edmonton, Alberta. She spent most of her years as a resident of Powell River. She was an exceptionally caring woman, who was always willing to put others ahead of herself. She was greatly beloved by many family members and friends. She is survived by her mother Jessie, sister Annette and brother Garry, children Tammy, Lori and Richard, son-in-law Rick, grandchildren Kyle and Tye and many other close relatives and countless friends.

There will be a celebration of life honouring Starr on Saturday, September 19 from 2 to 5 pm in the Beach Gardens Pow-Wow Room. Our family would like to send our gratitude to the medical physicians and staff at Powell River General Hospital for the wonderful care Starr received during her stay. A special thank you goes out to her doctors, Bruce Hobson and Charles Van Zyl. Their tender care and compassion

{C}for Starr during her time will never be forgotten. The slogan “no one fights alone,” has never been more apparent than in her fight against cancer.



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  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 19, 2015
Beginning at 9:13am

The Beach Gardens Resort - Pow Wow Room
7074 Westminster St.
Powell River, BC Canada

7074 Westminster St.
Powell River, BC Canada

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