It is with great sorrow that Marg’s family and friends mourn her passing at age 58 on July 1, 2007 in Vernon, BC. Marg will be sadly missed and forever remembered by her son Conor McKee, mother Joan Larnie, sister Cathy Skalk (Ron), brother Tom Larnie (Gina), uncle Norman Bender, nieces Michele Rusch (Dale), Terrie Skalk, Wanita Sharkey (Rob), Taylor Larnie, Madelyn Larnie; nephews Cory Wilson, Duane Wilson, great nieces Ashlynn Sharkey, Elissa Sharkey, great nephew Tyler Rusch, cousins Jacquie Evans and Susannah Bender.
Marg was predeceased by her husband Rick McKee (2000), father Thomas N. Larnie (1996), Sister Jeanne Sharkey (2002), grandparents Will and Susie Bender, Cousin Matthew Bender.
Marg was born in Vancouver June 4, 1949. She attended UBC and received an undergraduate degree in education. She taught Math at New Westminster High School for 34 years and retired June, 2006.
Marg enjoyed her travels to Scotland, Mexico, Europe, Cuba, Hawaiian Islands, Jamaica, Alaska cruise and Mediterranean cruise. She was looking forward to a trip to Australia in September to compete in a Dragon Boat Festival with other breast cancer survivors. Marg led a very active life especially since retirement. She enjoyed swing and country dance lessons, bridge games and lessons, skiing, hiking, running, walking, working out with weights, dragon boat racing, tutoring math, going to the theatre, opera and plays.
Marg’s energy was overwhelming and she certainly enjoyed life to its fullest.
A Celebration of Life took place on July 7, 2007 at Burquitlam Funeral Home, Coquitlam, BC.
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
May the rain fall soft upon your field,
and until we meet again.
May god hold you in the palm of his hand.