Donna Marlene Macdermid (nee Wright)
Donna passed away suddenly in her home in Edmonton during the early hours of August 12, 2021. She was 62 years of age. Donna is survived by her daughter, Heather MacDermid (fiancé Andy Pilgrim), and her sister Linda Wright (Maurice Dumont), all of Edmonton.
She is also survived by Heather’s father, Brian MacDermid (Helen Knorren).
She was predeceased by her parents, Lloyd and Ethel Wright, and her brother, Douglas Wright. Donna was born in Toronto in 1959, and lived in Montreal, Mississauga, Waterloo, and Toronto before heading west in 1997. She graduated with honours from the University of Waterloo in 1982 and was a Chartered Professional Accountant for 38 years in the Toronto and Edmonton business communities.
Donna’s passions were music and art and visiting (often over wine or tea) with her many close friends. She was a long-standing member of the Nova Musica Orchestra in Edmonton. Donna will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
There will be a Celebration of Life/Funeral Service at Trinity Funeral Home, 10530 116 Street, Edmonton, on Monday August 30th at 2 pm. If possible, please wear something purple in memory of Donna.
We are strongly encouraging people to wear masks and will have masks available.
In lieu of flowers, if you wish to make a donation in Donna’s memory, you may do so to Pilgrims Hospice in Edmonton or the Alberta Cancer Foundation.