October 22, 1929 – Edmonton, Alberta
November 15, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta
It is with deep sadness that the family of Jean Akins announces her passing in Calgary, AB, on Tuesday, November 15, 2022, at the age of 93 years. Jean will be dearly missed and lovingly remembered by her daughters, Carol Robblee (Rob Oldfield) and Colleen Crozier (Ron Nelson); her grandchildren, Scott Robblee (Chelsea) and Jennifer Swift (Joseph); her great-grandchildren, William and Nicholas Robblee, and Alice, Sean, and Emma Swift; and her many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son Kenneth Crozier in 1975.
Jean accomplished a great deal during her life and was loved and admired by all who knew her. A Celebration of Jean’s Life will be held in the spring in St. Albert, Alberta; Details to be announced at a later date. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Youth Empowerment and Support Services (YESS), 9310 - 82nd Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6C 0Z6.
In living memory of Jean Akins, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area.