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Elizabeth M. Le Geyt née Rothera

June 28, 1914 - October 5, 2017

Elizabeth Le Geyt: June 28, 1914 - October 5, 2017

Service Date: October 14, 2017


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Le Geyt – Elizabeth Marion (née Rothera)

Peacefully at Orchard View Living Centre on Thursday, October 5, 2017 age 103 years. Born in England and moved to Canada in 1952. She was a long time Ottawa Citizen Bird Columnist for 39 years. Survived by her sons John of Oxford Station, Christopher (Judy) of Calgary, AB, Ashley (Ylda) of Mexico, Michael of Vancouver BC, and Philip (Shelly) of Ottawa; 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Elizabeth received many awards during her long life for nature preservations and birding. She made many birding trips to various parts of the world and was always excited to share her experiences with others. She has been seen on local television and heard on radio. Elizabeth was awarded the very prestigious Order of Ontario. Friends may attend a visitation at the
Kars Chapel of Tubman Funeral Homes, 1610 Roger Stevens Dr., Kars on Saturday, October 14th from 11 a.m. until time of service in the chapel at 1:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Ottawa Wild Bird Centre, 734 Moodie Dr., Nepean K2R 1H3 would be appreciated. Condolences, donations or tributes may be made at

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