Obituary: Dorothy Irene Thynes, 88
November 9, 2023
Dorothy Irene (Blair) Thynes was born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada, on June 9, 1935, the first child of Cyril Arnot Blair and Eunice Kathleen (Farquhar) Blair. With her sister Anita and brother Bruce, her youth was spent in central Canadian prairie towns and cities as her family gradually moved west. An accomplished figure skater, swimmer, and basketball player, Dorothy remained active throughout her life, maintaining exceptional physical health and fitness – she asked for roller blades for her 65th birthday.
After graduating high school in Edmonton, Alberta, Dorothy enrolled in the R...