SPITZKE, Daphne (Ian William)

Posted: September 23rd, 2022


DAPHNE (IAN WILLIAM) SPITZKE, beloved child of Larry Spitzke and Pam Gale, passed away in Lethbridge, AB on September 8, 2022, at the age of 25 years.

Along with her parents, she is lovingly remembered by her brother, Colin, grandmother, Valerie Gale, as well as her sister, Elizabeth (Nanaimo, BC) and an extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins.

Daphne was predeceased by her grandparents, Leo and Marian Spitzke (Minitonas, MB) and Alan Gale (Nipawin, SK), and by her aunt, Margaret Spitzke (Winnipeg, MB).

Born and raised in Lethbridge, Daphne attended Montessori pre-school and kindergarten, École Agnes Davidson, Gilbert Paterson Middle School and LCI. Artistically and musically talented, as an adolescent she was a gifted guitarist, and a dedicated bass guitar player in the Shocked Standards band.

Daphne was a kind, thoughtful, generous, loving daughter and friend, gone far too soon, and is greatly missed.

Cremation has taken place at Cornerstone; no service is planned at this time.

Please consider making a memorial donation in her honour to Kids Help Phone, (www.kids helpphone.ca), CAMH (www.camh.ca), or a charity of your choice.


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7 Condolences for “SPITZKE, Daphne (Ian William)”

  1. LaVerne Krizan says:

    Pam, Larry and family.

    I am so very sorry to hear of Daphne’s passing. I have fond memories of the time that our children were in school together and getting to know Daphne as a teacher in the school. Please accept my most sincere condolences.

    LaVerne Krizan

  2. Lorraine Méthot says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have beautiful memories of your beautiful child, sibling, cousin and friend.

    My prayers and thoughts are with you.

  3. Aruna Ambagala says:

    Dear Pam and Larry,

    We are so sorry to hear the sad news. Please accept our deepest condolences.

    Aruna, Thanuja, Akila and Amanthi

  4. John Gray says:

    Dear, Pam, Larry, Colin, and Elizabeth:

    I don’t have words to properly convey how sorry I am to hear of Daphne’s passing, nor can I imagine your heartache. My thoughts are with you.

  5. Rohit Chhabra says:

    Hi Dr Spitzke and Dr Pam it is very shocking to hear this, sincere condolences, our prayers and thoughts are with you in difficult time.

  6. Kingsley Amoako says:

    Dear Pam and Larry,
    We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Daphne. All of us at the CFIA Lethbridge Lab send our heartfelt condolences. Please know we are thinking of you during this difficult time.

    CFIA Lethbridge Lab Staff

  7. Chevy O'Dell says:

    I am very sorry to hear about Daphne’s passing. I was friends with her in middle school and greatly admired her! We fell out of touch once I moved but she was really important to me. I’m greatly saddened by the loss of her, that I was unable to know who she turned into, and that she is no longer with her family and friends.

    I am incredibly sorry for your loss.


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