Daisy Wilson

Obituary of Daisy Wilson

Passed away peacefully at Champlain Manor, Orillia on Sunday May 6, 2018 at the age of 96.  Beloved wife of Dave (predeceased).  Loving mother of Bill & wife Linda, and Bob & wife Mary.  Proud grandmother of Dave and Greg, and great grandmother of Emily and Sarah.  Daisy was born in the small lumbering community of Airey (near Algonquin Park) on August 5, 1921 and grew up in Severn Bridge.  Daisy devoted much of her life to teaching in the elementary school system and is fondly remembered by her former students as “the best teacher I ever had”.  After retirement she spent a period of time in The Gambia instructing teachers.  She was also a President of the Retired Women Teachers of Ontario.  Daisy loved to travel and made many trips with Elderhostel Canada and with friends.  Daisy will be greatly missed by her family and friends.  Following cremation a celebration of her life will be held at the Eady Community Hall on Friday May 11th from 2-4pm.  As an expression of sympathy donations in memory of Daisy may be made to the Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital Foundation, Orillia and may be made through the funeral home.