Feb. 13, 2023

In Memoriam: Elaine Fischer, BN'75

Elaine Joanne Fischer passed away at 68; Celebration of Life service to be held March 3
Elaine Fischer BN'75, woman in blue shirt
Elaine Fischer

Elaine Joanne Fischer passed away at the age of 68 at her Calgary home on October 21, 2022. Elaine was born in Regina, Saskatchewan on April 7, 1954. Her family moved to Hinton, Alberta in 1957 and to Calgary in 1959.

Elaine graduated from Lord Beaverbrook High School in 1971, and the University of Calgary in 1975 with a Bachelor of Nursing. She worked as a public health nurse in Calgary for many years. Elaine was also a cancer survivor. She is remembered by her parents, Clarence and Shirley Triffo, brother Dale Triffo (Peggy), children Christine Fischer-Stoess (Danny), Michael Fischer (Julia) and John Fischer, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, grandchildren and friends.

Family and friends are welcome to attend a Celebration of Life service to be held in Calgary on March 3, at 2pm. Please contact Christine for details. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to either the Tom Baker Cancer Centre Donate - Alberta Cancer Foundation or the University of Calgary Faculty of Nursing Alumni Bursary Endowment.