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Elizabeth Dessureault
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“Dearest Louis, Robyn , Mathieu and JackWe are at a loss for words at this impossible time. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Fred ...Read More »
1 of 69 | Posted by: Fred Persia - Niagara on the Lake, ON

“So sorry for your loss. Her beautiful smile will light up heaven and always shine upon you. ”
2 of 69 | Posted by: Maryse Lapointe - Bainsville, ON

“Louis, Robyn and MathieuOur thoughts and prayers are with you. Please accept our heartfelt condolences. ”
3 of 69 | Posted by: Michelle Mathieu and Eric Chausse

“Dear Dax, There are not enough words to express my deepest condolences to you, your son/family and your beautiful wife's family. She will live...Read More »
4 of 69 | Posted by: Jessie St-Denis (Blais) - ON

“Cher Dax, en l'honneur d'une femme courageuse. Elizabeth a été une inspiration pour nous aux côtés de notre fille Marie-France....Read More »
5 of 69 | Posted by: Jean-Luc et Suzanne Proulx - ON

“Dear Louis, Robyn, Matt and familyWe were very sad to hear of Elizabeth's passing. You are in the thoughts and prayers of so many and we hope that...Read More »
6 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“I remember Elizabeth growing up down the street from my parents house in Riverdale, she always had such a beautiful smile. Elizabeth truly grew up...Read More »
7 of 69 | Posted by: Jennifer Berard - Cornwall, ON

“Nous partageons votre grand chagrin en ces moments très, très difficiles. Recevez nos sincères condoléances et l'expression de ma...Read More »
8 of 69 | Posted by: Jacques Quesnnel - Hawkesbury, ON

“Words cannot express our sadness. Our deepest sympathy to the entire family.Louise and jean cardinal ALAIN VACHON & family ”
9 of 69 | Posted by: Jean Cardinal - Cornwall, ON

“I find myself privileged to have had the opportunity to meet Elizabeth thru the Evening of Hope fundraisers, and have become a huge fan of Just...Read More »
10 of 69 | Posted by: Nancy LeBrun - Orleans, ON

“You were blessed with a wonderful young woman. We send you our deepest sympathy. ”
11 of 69 | Posted by: Marianne, Stephen and Meaghan MacDougall - ON

“Being a Stage IV ROS1er fellow traveler, my heart sank for her when the Lorlatinib trial failed her! I prayed deeply the Japanese drug would work.....Read More »
12 of 69 | Posted by: Dace Brennan - Westminster, MD

“Robyn, Louis, Mathieu, Dax, Jack, Denise, Rudy, Cindy and Roger and families,We wish to express our condolences to you in memory of yourdear...Read More »
13 of 69 | Posted by: Diane and Ken Hill

“So sorry for your loss. She was a shining star and an inspiration to all. My heart goes out to her family and friends. ”
14 of 69 | Posted by: Mariefrance Manibal - Cornwall, ON

“My heart goes out to you, Dax, Jack and to all of Elizabeth's family. She was such a bright light and so full of hope. I cherish the memories of...Read More »
15 of 69 | Posted by: Francine Chartrand - Ottawa, ON

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Elizabeth was an inspiration to all.She will be missed. With love from the McKelvie Famnily in...Read More »
16 of 69 | Posted by: Karen McKelvie - Wasbhington, UT

“On behalf of the Hoff family from Joyce Street in Riverdale, please accept our heartfelt sympathies on the passing of your beloved Elizabeth. ”
17 of 69 | Posted by: Lila Hoff - Cornwall, ON

“Dax and Jackkeep the memories forever in your heart,our deepest condolences on your loss.Don + Betty Peterman ”
18 of 69 | Posted by: Don Peterman - Kanata, ON

“On behalf of the Gillespie family we have travelled the road with Elizabeth through her grandparents Our thoughts are with you and admire the...Read More »
19 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept our deepest sympathies . You are in our prayers ”
20 of 69 | Posted by: Andre and Gale Poirier - Cornwall, ON

“Dear Louis and FamilyAt this difficult time, we wish to send our deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
21 of 69 | Posted by: Raymond Villeneuve & Karen Hunter - ON

“Nous savons qu'il n'existe aucune parole pour apaiser cette peine immense et indescriptible, mais sachez que nous offrons nos plus sincères...Read More »
22 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Robyn, Louis and your whole family, especially to Dax and Jack also...Bob and I send you our Sincerest Sympathies on Elizabeth's passing..so...Read More »
23 of 69 | Posted by: Cindy & Bob Ash-Clingo - ON

“To Rouyn and famille my deepest symapie. ”
24 of 69 | Posted by: Charlene ST Pierre - Cornwall, ON

“Robyn, Louis and family,We are so very sorry to learn of Elizabeth's passing. Abeautiful, caring and talented lady that was taken away from all far...Read More »
25 of 69 | Posted by: Kathy and Paul Fitzpatrick

“My most sincere condolences. We never met, but Elizabeth touched my life in ways I can't describe. Her work within our lung cancer community has and...Read More »
26 of 69 | Posted by: K Latzka - Kaneohe, HI

“Robyn and LouisSo very sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts. ”
27 of 69 | Posted by: Carm & Chris Griffin - Chicago, IL

“Robin, Louis and Family. So sorry to hear of Elizabeth . So young and beautiful.Only us Robin and Louis can understand what you are going through....Read More »
28 of 69 | Posted by: Yves/Huguette Marleau - Cornwall, ON

“Robin ,Louis and family, we are so sorry to hear about Elizabeth .Word can't express our feeling. Only you Robin and Louis can understand what you...Read More »
29 of 69 | Posted by: Yves/Huguette Marleau - Cornwall, ON

“Louis and Robyn,Barb and I are so sorry to hear about the passing of Elizabeth. Our heart and prayers go out to you and the rest of the family during...Read More »
30 of 69 | Posted by: Rick and Barb Marshall - IN

“Robyn,Louis,Rudy,Denise,Dax and family,Sincere condolences on the loss of Elizabeth.She was a wonderful young lady who inspired many. ”
31 of 69 | Posted by: Denise and Bill Dickie - Cornwall, ON

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time - may the memories of this beautiful "star" fill your hearts with peace ”
32 of 69 | Posted by: Heather Thompson - Cornwall, ON

“Rudy & Denise:mes pensées vous accompagnent en ces tristes jours.May the good memories guide you and yours during this difficult chagrin... ”
33 of 69 | Posted by: Bernice H-Marcino - Cornwall, ON

“Rudy & Denise:mes pensées vous accompagnent en ces tristes jours.May the good memories guide you and yours during this difficult chagrin... ”
34 of 69 | Posted by: Bernice H-Marcino - Cornwall, ON

“We sorrow for what happened and pray for better times, hoping for heavenly care in the meantime. ”
35 of 69 | Posted by: Stephen and Jennifer

“Roger and Cindy - I'm so sorry for the loss of your daughter-in-law Elizabeth. My heart aches for your son Dax and grandson Jack. We should never...Read More »
36 of 69 | Posted by: Brian & Adriana Webber - AB

“Dax, so very sorry for your loss. ”
37 of 69 | Posted by: Coach Ron Jones GS Raiders - ON

“Robyn and family,Paul and I are so saddened for the loss of your beautiful Elizabeth.I didn't know her personally but followed her inspiring blogs ....Read More »
38 of 69 | Posted by: Helene Gatien - Cornwall, ON

“Deepest sympathies for the loss of your lovely Elizabeth! I have followed her journey through her blog and felt encouraged by her positive attitude!...Read More »
39 of 69 | Posted by: Marie Cameron - Long sault

“We are so sorry for your loss. ”
40 of 69 | Posted by: Joanne & Michel Racicot - ON

“It is with the sadest of hearts that I am sending our deepest condolenses to you, Robin, Louis, Dax and family. My thoughts and prayers go out to all...Read More »
41 of 69 | Posted by: Sara Charles Waterman - Ottawa, ON

“Words are so hard to find at this difficult time, just know that we are thinking of all of you and hope that the strength Elizabeth showed throughout...Read More »
42 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Hello Louis, Robin and MathieuIt's with great sadness we heard about your lost. Hope time will heal your hearts.Your old neighbors from Peter St...Read More »
43 of 69 | Posted by: Francine Delorme - Ste-Julie, QC

“Robyn, Denis, Dax, Matthew and Jack. My deepest condolences to all of you. Elizabeth was such a sweet young lady when I first met her through the...Read More »
44 of 69 | Posted by: Cathy Doyle-Parent - Cornwall, ON

“Robyn and family,You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Deepest sympathy to you and your family. ”
45 of 69 | Posted by: Lori McDermid - Cornwall, ON

“We are so very sad to hear that Zebbie has passed. She was truly a wonderful person, belonging to a very beautiful and special family. Our hearts ...Read More »
46 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“I sit here trying to find words to express how truly heavy my heart is for you all. You have all crossed my mind and have been in my prayers many...Read More »
47 of 69 | Posted by: Angela Youngs - Cornwall, ON

“Our deepest condolences to he family. "Zeb" as we use to call her in high school was an amazing person and such and insipirstion. She was always very...Read More »
48 of 69 | Posted by: Lee Ann Stam (Bronzan ) - ON

“Dear Rudy and Denise,Words cannot express our sorrow for the loss of your love one. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during...Read More »
49 of 69 | Posted by: Denis and Suzette Lamarche - YT

“My most heartfelt condolences to Robin, Louis, Mathew, Elizabeth's husband Dax, their baby Jack and her families. Elizabeth was a true champion, a...Read More »
50 of 69 | Posted by: Janet Dumoulin-O'Brien - Cornwall, ON

“I didn't know Lizzie but I followed her blog and purchased Just Breathe bracelets. I'm so sorry she lost her battle to this horrible disease, however...Read More »
51 of 69 | Posted by: Lori Whitteker - Williamsburg, ON

“Robin and family, So sorry to hear about the passing of Elizabeth, you held her hand for awhile but she will hold your heart forever.Betty (Walk-in...Read More »
52 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Louis & Robyn, family & friends, my deepest sympathies. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. ”
53 of 69 | Posted by: Melanie Presley - Cornwall, ON

“Oh my Lizzie. You have kept me going. I miss yout terribly.? Kathie ”
54 of 69 | Posted by: Kathie Smith - Williams Lake, BC

“Robyn.. My deepest sympathy and heart felt prayers go out to you and all the family. I pray God will give you His peace in your heart at this trying...Read More »
55 of 69 | Posted by: Darla Henophy - Cornwall

“I didn't know Elizabeth very well, as she was a few years older than me at Holy Trinity. I always saw her singing in the school choir and I always...Read More »
56 of 69 | Posted by: Kelsey Maclellan - Ottawa, ON

“My deepest condolences to you Robin, Louis, Mathew and his wife, Dax, and baby Jack. Elizabeth was a true champion and such a beautiful young woman....Read More »
57 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“So sorry for your loss Louis, Robyn and family. Elizabeth was such a great person and inspiration to many. You're all in my thoughts, sending you...Read More »
58 of 69 | Posted by: Chelsea Leroux - Cornwall, ON

“So many hearts feel broken hearing about the passing of Elizabeth. I can't even begin to know the pain you are feeling and can only hope that her...Read More »
59 of 69 | Posted by: Lynn LeBreton - Cornwall, ON

“Our deepest condolences. Sending you love and light. She left a legacy that will go on for many years She will remain to be an inspiration to so...Read More »
60 of 69 | Posted by: Angie Sakla Seymour - MANOTICK, ON

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, God bless you all. ”
61 of 69 | Posted by: Gilles Gibeau - Cornwall, ON

“Your Elizabeth was a truly beautiful person who touched the lives of all who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. ”
62 of 69 | Posted by: Jamie and Christine Cameron - ON

Europe 2007 “Taken too soon, she will be missed ”
63 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

At Hope volleyball tournament last July.
64 of 69 | Posted by: Suzanne Chartrand

“Deepest sympathy to your families Robyn, Louis, and Dax. Beautiful and brave Elizabeth will be with you always through her legacy, Jack. She gave him...Read More »
65 of 69 | Posted by: Hope Pell - Cornwall, ON

“Robyn Louis, Matt & Family.We can only imagine there is no pain more far-reaching and deeper than losing Elizabeth. Our heart and prayers go out to...Read More »
66 of 69 | Posted by: A friend

“Thinking of you all on this hard time. My deepest condolences LoveJennifer Labelle (Tyo) ”
67 of 69 | Posted by: Jennifer Labelle - Orleans, ON

“Deepest condolences, our prayers are with you> ”
68 of 69 | Posted by: Weldon Zabizewski - whitby, ON

“Our sincerest sympathy to you Robyn and Louis and family. Our thoughts and prayers have been with you as Elizabeth fought this terrible disease. She...Read More »
69 of 69 | Posted by: Betty & Wayne McConnell - ON


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Elizabeth passed away in March 2017.

Elizabeth was a resident of Cornwall at the time of passing.

There will be no visitation. A service in celebration of her life will be held in Knox St. Paul's United Church, 800 12 th Street, East, Cornwall on Saturday March 4, 2017 at 2:00 PM.

If so desired, contributions in her memory to the Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre ( www.ottawacancer.ca ), or the Lung Cancer Foundation - ROS1 Initiative( www.lungcancerfoundation.org ), or the Chris Draft Family Foundation ( www.chrisdraftfamilyfoundation.org ) would be appreciated by the family.

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