Donna Marie McKaig-Ricker July 28, 1951 – July 30, 2013 Resident of Barrie, Ontario. After a long battle with diabetes and other aliments, Donna passed away of lung cancer peacefully in the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre in Barrie at approximately 4:45am. Donna was born and raised in Parry Sound, Ontario. She then moved to Toronto, Ontario where she married her first husband and gave birth to her two sons. She then moved to Barrie, Ontario where she gave birth to her daughter and later remarried. She was one of 4 children born to Helen (Todd) McKaig and the late Donald McKaig and was the beloved wife of Tom Ricker. Donna will forever be remembered by her sister Gayle, her brother Brian and by her late sister Holly. She will forever be loved by her children, Donald, David and Deanna and by her grandchildren, Devon, Alaura, Brayden , Kaylee and Zachary. Donna honoured us with her sharp intellect and easy sense of humour. She touched our lives with her strength , courage, and her warmth. Although we are grateful that her suffering is over, she will be greatly missed. Arraqngements entrusted to Marshall W. Driver Cremation & Burial Service, 19 Ross St., Barrie, ON.

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