Audrey June BurrowsOctober 25, 1964 ~ November 7, 2017 (age 53)
Audrey June Burrows (nee Vair) passed away peacefully at the age of 53, after a short (but
courageous) battle with cancer on November 7, 2017 at the Lethbridge regional Hospital
with her loved ones by her side.
Audrey was born on October 25, 1964 in Fort Macleod, Alberta to John and Evelyn Vair.
She was the youngest of three children. She was raised in Fort Macleod and continued to
live there for her entire life. Audrey was married to Butch (Vernon) Burrows and had four
children; Ricky, Jody, Damien and Kelsey. Ricky Passed away at 3 months old from SIDS
and Kelsey passed away at 18 hours old from being too premature. Together, Audrey and
Butch raised Jody and Damien in Fort Macleod.
Audrey had a huge heart full of love and kindness for animals, particularly for her dogs and
cats. She also loved Christmas time with her family, especially waking up early with
excitement on Christmas morning. When Audrey made friends, she loved them like family
and gave her whole heart to them. She enjoyed coffee with friends and family at the Java
Shop and playing the slots at the Westerner restaurant. She also enjoyed camping out at St
Mary’s Reservoir and spending time on the computer playing games and talking to friends.
She very much loved the simple life.
Audrey is survived by Her daughter, Jody Burrows of Lethbridge, Alberta; Her son, Damien
Burrows of Fort Macleod, Alberta; Her brother, Lyle Vair of Fort Macleod, Alberta; Her Sister,
Jackie Gillespie of Preeceville, Saskatchewan; Her aunt, Betty Perrin of Fort Macleod,
Alberta; Her niece Alisha Velthuis (David); Her nephew, Ryan Deisting (Crystal); Her Great
Nieces, Jayme, Cassidy, and Janaya; Her Great nephews, Chandler, Cadence, Zachary,
Cage, Jonah, and Luke; and many cousins. Audrey was predeceased by her grandparents;
her two children Ricky and Kelsey; her mother, Evelyn Vair; her Father, John Vair; her uncle
Harvey Perrin; and her brother in law, Peter Gillespie.
A come and go reception will be held between 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. on Friday November 17, 2017 at Eden’s Funeral Home, 2424 5th Ave.
In Lieu of Audrey’s passing, monetary and flower donations may be
made to any local animal shelter or Humane society.