elevated k3Qau April 3, 1953 – October 11, 2021
elevated k3Qau Joan Rawluk passed away peacefully on October 11, 2021 with her children Kim and Kevin (Krista) by her side, knowing she was loved deeply by so many. She refused to be defined by her battle with cancer, living with a grace and optimism that inspired those around her. Joan gave her whole heart to her kids and was always there for them — from karate classes and Girl Guides all the way through law school and career changes. She was everything to them — master chef, proofreader, shopping buddy, secret-keeper, best friend, and more.
elevated k3Qau She treasured her large family, her brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews, and her many close friends. Joan will be remembered for her large heart and giving nature, adventurous spirit, and her love of a good meal and Dairy Queen cake. Although we miss Joan more than words can say, we know she has been reunited with her beloved husband, Roy, and that they have already started their next adventure.
elevated k3Qau We love you, Mom. Always and forever together.
elevated k3Qau In lieu of flowers, and in recognition of the exceptional care she received, Joan’s family asks that donations be made to Sunnybrook’s Palliative Care Unit in her memory: https://donate.sunnybrook.ca/palliativecare
elevated k3Qau Family and friends are invited to view the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 20, 2021 at 10:30 am, by clicking on the link below.