Carolyn was born in Stratford and raised in Lindsay, Ontario.
A nursing placement in Kingston led to meeting her husband, Dr. Bruce McCreary.
Carolyn dedicated her full time to raising their four children while Bruce worked at his psychiatric practice across Eastern Ontario.
Carolyn had bipolar disorder, a condition she battled with courage and strength.
It did not shake her love for her family.
It did not keep her from raising her children and encouraging them to find their places in wide ranging careers.
Carolyn had a sharp wit and little patience for pretence.
She sought to have real and meaningful conversations with everyone she met.
Carolyn was predeceased by her husband Bruce by just a few months.
She is survived and missed by her children Rick (Lois), Janet (Bernard), Alison (Martin) and Andrew (Paula).
Loving Nan to Alison, Kevin, Liam, Jacob and Ruby.
Carolyn is also survived by her brother Robert and many nieces and nephews.
A memorial to celebrate Carolyn will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday February 15th at the James Reid Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice would be appreciated by Carolyn’s family.