FANELLA (SHAY) SWANSON passed away peacefully on December 19, at the age of 105.

Born December 13, 1912, in Riceton, Saskatchewan, Fanella has always been an adventurer. She has been a resident of Saskatchewan, Illinois, California, and Arizona. Sharp as a tack and dressed to the nines, she was known for her quick wit and determination. She lived life to the fullest and touched many people.

Fanella is survived by many friends and family across Canada and the United States. She is predeceased by her son, Keith Haynes, who was taken too soon in life. Fanella will be laid to rest with her son in Calgary, Alberta.

Her family wishes to express deep appreciation and sincere thanks for your kind expression of sympathy and care. We request that any stories you wish to be added to her memoir be sent to

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