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Sylvia May Kitching

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Sylvia left us on March 4, 2022 for further adventures. Sylvia died in Whitehorse after a 3 year battle with ovarian cancer.

She was born in Quebec City and came to the Yukon in 1974 to get rich, instead she found riches in her friendships and adventures in the Yukon.


She wants to thank all her friends for helping her have such a rich, wonderful, full and happy life. She loved you all.

Thank you to Dr. Ken Quang and Dr. Sally Macdonald for making her life easier for all these years and also the Chemo nurses and doctors for their patience, support and friendship during treatment.


“And most of all, love to my boy toy, Terry Thomas” and his son Mike.

Sylvia is survived by her brothers, Jimmy Kitching, Bill Kitching and Graham Egan.

No flowers but if you are so inclined, please donate to Mae Bachur Animal Shelter, Whitehorse General Hospital or BCCA for Cancer research. 
 No celebration of life by request

Comments (6)

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Carole Bookless on Apr 18, 2022 at 12:59 pm

Our family has warm memories of all the support you have given us through the years. You are a superstar. We still remember the outings with the Gem and Mineral Club many years ago when the kids were small. You always had a smile and a helping hand for everyone.

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Colleen Tyrner on Mar 23, 2022 at 10:21 pm

Aw Sylvia, you’ve left us much too soon. You were my friend, and a friend to all. Resting in peace now.

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Josef and Isabella Reisenauer on Mar 22, 2022 at 11:07 am

Am so sorry the hear this news. We will miss you. You are a nice person. We are very proud to have known her all these years. We love you and will never forget you.

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Sukie Sidhu on Mar 22, 2022 at 10:31 am

Sylvia is/was the most altruistic person I ever knew; she would help anyone and everyone.

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drum on Mar 20, 2022 at 3:15 pm

She was such a nice person. The Legion will miss you so much because of what you did as a volunteer for them for many years. I will give a donation in her name to the Mae Bacher Shelter. Obviously animals were important to her.

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Daphne on Mar 18, 2022 at 3:56 pm

RIP Sylvia you are going to be missed by many people that knew you thank you for helping us along the way.

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