Surrounded by the love of her family, Dr. Sheila Gordon Marriott  (nee Campbell) peacefully passed away on May 28th, 2013 at Alexander Place, Waterdown, Ontario, after a lengthy struggle with primary progressive aphasia. Sheila was born in Dundee, Scotland on August 15, 1937 to a family of medical and dental distinction. She was predeceased by her parents Walter Gordon Campbell VRD, LDS, MB, ChM, FRCSEng, FRCSEdin, and Nancy Campbell (nee Rait). She is survived and mourned by her loving husband of 50 years, Tony, and her children: Christopher (Brenda), Michael (Anne), Hilary, and Patricia (Rob), who continue her medical and caring traditions. Loved by her grandchildren: Katie, Matthew, Emily, Ben, Jake, Claire, Iain, Jaden and Lesley. She is also survived and mourned by her sister Mary (David) Wilders (England), brother Douglas (Katie) Campbell (Australia), brother-in-law and sister-in-law Fred and Dorothy Marriott (England). Saddened by her loss are several nieces and nephews, and many friends and family in various parts of the world. Sheila attended St.Leonards School in St. Andrews prior to undertaking medical training at the Universities of St. Andrews and Edinburgh, graduating MB, ChB in 1961. She met Tony while working in Psychiatry in Edinburgh and married in 1963. Her love of travel and the opportunity to live in different parts of the world with her family led her to work in: London, U.K.; Kingston, Jamaica; and eventually, Hamilton, Ontario (Lipid Primary Prevention Trial). Prior to her retirement, she worked as a psychotherapist. In keeping with her caring nature, she shared her gifts as a volunteer in St.Lucia, Nepal, and China. She enjoyed frequent trips to Britain and Australia to visit friends and family. Sheila served on boards of the Hamilton Lay School of Theology and the Hamilton Pastoral Counselling Centre. She was faithfully and actively involved in the life of Grace Anglican Church, Waterdown, Ontario which provided much support during her six years as a resident of Alexander Place. The essence of Sheila was her love of her family and her devotion to them. She is remembered for her sense of fun, determination, loving faith, connection with nature and animals, and the immense pleasure that she derived from literature and the arts. The family wishes to express their sincerest appreciation to Dr. Barbara McMeekin and to the staff of Alexander Place for the excellent care provided, as well as to her faithful friends for their cherished visits. Visitation at KITCHING, STEEPE & LUDWIG FUNERAL HOME, 146 Mill St. N. Waterdown, on Friday from 7-9 p.m. Funeral Service will be held at GRACE ANGLICAN CHURCH, 157 Mill St. N., Waterdown (Parking of Main St.) on Saturday, June 1 2013 at 10:30 a.m. Interment in the churchyard cemetery.In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for memorial donations directed to: Friends of Alexander Place, Médecins sans Frontières, Grace Anglican Church Waterdown, or a charity of your choice. Please sign the Book of Condolence at www.kitchingsteepeandludwig.com

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