Elizabeth F. Hale Tribute Fund
HALE ELIZABETH F. HALE of Lethbridge, beloved wife of the late F. Earle Hale, passed away peacefully on January 30, 2011 at the age of 92 years. Born in Montreal, Quebec, Elizabeth attended McGill University in Montreal. She was an internationally competitive fencer, representing Canada in the 1948 Olympic Games, and the 1950 British Empire Games. Elizabeth was married to Earle Hale for 34 years before his death in 1987. She returned to McGill for her Master of Library Science (1976 – 78) and worked as a rare book librarian and consultant for the Macdonald Stewart Foundation for many years, initially at Le Vieux Fort Ste. Hélène in Montreal, finally retiring in 2008. She moved to Lethbridge in 1999, and was active in the University Women’s Club and other local organizations. Elizabeth is survived by her son Geoffrey and his wife Susan. Besides her loving husband Earle, she was predeceased by her parents Alfred and Maud Robson, her sister Helen (Peck) and brother Philip. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects between 7:00 and 8:00 pm on Friday, February 4, 2011 at MARTIN BROS. RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge. In lieu of flowers, donations in Elizabeth’s memory may be made to the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation, 960 19th Street South, Lethbridge, AB T1J 1W5.
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