It is with deep sorrow that the family of Betty Crooks announces her passing on Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital at 89 years of age.
Betty was born on January 11, 1925 in Meyronne, SK. She loved all sports especially the Kootenay Ice and curling. She was on the team that won the BC Mixed Curling Championship in 1968. She loved nature and the outdoors and was very knowledgeable about birds.
Betty is survived by her children Darlene (Ed) Legare, Robert (Naomi) Crooks, and Faye (Brian) Greenaway; grandchildren Cari (Jason), Colin (Renee), Shawna, Dylan, Aimee (Chris), Slade (Michelle) and Jaila (Scotty); great grandchildren Jordan, Taylor, Larissa, Jax, Darby, Sadler, Justin, Levi and Ruby; her sisters Vera Jacques and Jossy (Rene) Dumonceaux, brother Frank (Donna) Majewski, and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Peter Crooks, parents Frank and Rosa Majewski, infant son Ricky, 7 siblings, and her special sister-in-law Nora Majewski.
At Betty’s request there will be no funeral service. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in honour of Betty may do so to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 200, 4940 Canada Way, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5G 4K6 or a charity of your choice.