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Amy Curtis

October 23, 2021

Obituary

Amy Curtis age 93 passed away peacefully in her sleep on Oct. 23, 2021 attended by her son Mark and his wife Edvige. Amy was a strong independent woman who lived a full and active life, surviving the death of her second husband and her eldest son, Nigel. She was born in Birmingham in 1927, served the last years of WW2 in the RAF as a WAAF before emigrating with her first husband Fred Wimbush to Canada, where they raised their 4 children; Nigel, Lesley, Mark and Jaqueline. Amy retired to Elliot Lake with her second husband Ainslie Curtis, where they played an active role in the retirement community. Amy became a bit of a local celebrity when she founded and managed the Buskers, a local band made up of retirees, playing Banjos, Kazoo's and Ukuleles. For more than 10 years they played all over the province including at Massey hall. Amy was an avid artist with a lifelong love for arts and crafts. To the very end she was a quick witted person who loved engaging conversations with an accurate memory spanning 90 years. Amy is survived by her 3 children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and their families. Arrangements entrusted to Alternative funeral Services.

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