CAROL ANNE CRIPPS MCLEANPosted: March 10th, 2015
March 16, 1943-February 21, 2015
Survived by: Husband Gordon McLean, Son Bob Cripps, Daughter Lorna Cripps, Step-children Darcy McLean, Chandra Brown, Miranda Coulson, and Brent McLean, Sisters Sandy Silcox and Betty Wills, Brothers Tom Wills and John Wills, 1 Granddaughter Katrina Cripps, 7 Step-grandchildren, Great-Grandson Alistair and Great-Grand-daughter Kendall, numerous Nieces and Nephews. She was pre-deceased by her Parents Art and Ann Wills.
Carol was born in Vancouver BC. The family moved frequently, living in logging camps throughout BC. Carol joined the Navy in 1962. She met Randy Cripps and in 1965 they both left the Navy and moved to the Cripps family ranch in Eastend, SK and married. Carol loved the ranch life. The ranch was sold in 1974 and the Cripps\’ moved into town. In 1977 the family moved to Estevan SK, then in 1978 moved to St. Albert AB. Randy and Carol divorced in 1980. Carol met and married Gordon McLean in 1981. Carol enjoyed sewing, knitting, picture puzzles, cooking and baking, camping and attending the CFR each year.
Carol\’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff at the Royal Alexandra, Glenrose Rehabilitation, and University Hospitals for the excellent care she received.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in care of Carol McLean to the Royal Alexandra, Glenrose Rehabilitation, University of Alberta, or Stollery Children\’s Hospitals.