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Noreen Redford
November 18, 1927 - April 10, 2017
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<div itemprop="description">Passed away at home on April 10, 2017. Born in Kedleston, Saskatchewan November 18, 1927 Noreen was raised on the family farm and <br>completed her training as a Registered Nurse at Regina General Hospital. While in training she met Albert Redford and they married after <br>her graduation in 1950. In 1952 they moved to Victoria where they settled and raised their four children. Noreen went immediately to <br>work at the Royal Jubilee Hospital, returning after each child, and holding many positions including Head Nurse and Supervisor of Critical Care Services. <br> <br>Upon retirement in 1986 Noreen set out to bicycle across Canada with the Cross Canada Cycle Tour Society. That was only the first of <br>many biking adventures. Together she and Albert cycled across Australia, around New Zealand, up the Dempster Highway and enjoyed many cycling trips in Arizona and around BC. <br> <br>In the early 90’s Noreen took up bicycle racing with the Masters and brought home many medals from the BC Senior Games. The highlight of her racing career was winning all four events at the World Senior Games in St. George, Utah and bringing home the Gold. Noreen was predeceased by her husband in 1997 and will be sadly missed by her four children: Leslie (Anne), Gwyneth (Stephen), Marilyn & Murray (Brenda) along with her five grandchildren: Dominy, Devin, Torin, James & Alayna and her great-granddaughter: Aoife. <br> <br>A funeral service will be held at Sands Funeral Chapel, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria, B.C. on <br>Wednesday, May 3rd, at 2:00 p.m. A reception will follow in the Sands Arbor Reception Centre. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetic Association. Special thanks to Dr Paul Brigel for the many years of care and to the team at Nurse Next <br>Door most particularly Claire and Baby.</div>