Donna Margaret ANDERSON


Donna Margaret

Passed away peacefully on September 17, 2006 at Alouette Manor, at age 92. She is survived by her son; Bill, and daughter; Linda, 5 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren. A private service was held.

My Old Walking Shoes

You love the broad straight highway…

I love the narrow, winding lane

You go your way… I’ll go my way,

Through sun and wind and rain,

I’ve no desire to be a part

Of your vast hurrying throng…

Just give me my

‘My Old Walking Shoes’

And let me tramp along…

For how I love those little lanes

Where no cars go roaring by

With a winding road before me

And over me blue sky

Wild apple trees in blossom

Are just as pink and white

As the white clouds up above me

And the pink clouds crossing night

You can’t hear the wren sing,

Or take the picture of a flower

Roaring down your asphalt trail

At seventy miles an hour…

So you can have your highways,

And your big cars if you choose,

Just give me my little byways

And ‘My Old Walking Shoes’

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Donna’s remains will be interred in the Rose Garden in Maple Ridge Cemetery so that she will always be surrounded with flowers. Thanks to the nurses and staff at Alouette Manor, our deepest gratitude for the special care given to Donna. Thank you

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