Katherine (Dawn) Cumiskey

Katherine (Dawn) Cumiskey

April 28, 1944 – April 5, 2013

Dawn Cumiskey (nee Simpson) passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, April 5, 2013.

Dawn was born to Joseph and Evelyn Simpson on April 28, 1944 in Selkirk Manitoba. As a child, her family moved to Burnaby BC, where she met and fell in love with the boy next door, Allan Cumiskey. They went on to raise four children and had many great adventures together.

Dawn leaves behind her husband of 48 years, Allan, brothers, Bruce (Sherrin)Simpson, Doug (Gaye)Simpson and sister, Karen (Dan)Knowles, children, Kelly (Dan) Helps, Erin (Steve) Zimmerman, Sean, Megan (Colin) McGregor, and her grandchildren, Cassidy, Brittany, Zachery, Justice, Brodie, Torin, Nathan, Nolan and her nieces and nephews.

A very special thank you to Katrina, Dr. Hart, Dr. Preto, Dr. Szymanska, Alice Christensen, the Community Cancer Clinic, and the nursing staff at Bulkley Valley District Hospital.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


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