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Glenda Christine Giles

November 16, 1947 - November 16, 2011

Christine Glenda Christine Giles Nov 16, 1947 - Nov 16, 2011 Glenda Christine Giles, 64, spread her wings and departed this world on the morning of her birthday Wednesday, November 16, 2011. She was born in Toronto, Canada, on November 16, 1947. Growing up in Toronto, Glenda developed a passion and appreciation for art and music and she discovered the joy, support, and adventure of wonderful friendships. She spent several years on the West Coast prior to moving to Texas. She married Robert Dorris in 1989 at the Harrington House in Buda and was proud to be married by her friend, the venerable Justice of the Peace, Arlena Hehl. Christine was preceded in death by her parents, George Ralph and Georgina Giles. She is survived by the love of her life, Robert Dorris; her sisters Arlene MacQuarrie and Elaine Troughton; precious nieces and nephews Jenna Troughton, Andy Troughton, Caleb Crow, Dana Crow, and Anthony Stowell, her dear cousins; Barbara Picca, Sheila Jonassen, John Rae, Ross Rae, Bruce Rae and their families; and by her sisters-in-law, Gwen Dorris, Nancy Crow, and Donna Stowell, as well as the Springdale Gang. Christine was a wonderful friend, exceptional wife and an exciting companion. Her caring and generous nature touched all our lives and she will live with us forever in the way we treat each other and how we view the world. A Memorial / Celebration of her Life is pending, to be announced at a later date.

Published in Austin American-Statesman on November 24, 2011