Predeceased by her devoted husband, William MacKenzie.
Also predeceased by her brothers, Christopher and Michael and by her sister, Barbara.
Beloved father of Louise (Randy Gilchrist) and Paul (Lori Loeb).
Dear grandmother of Andrew and Alison Gilchrist.
Aunt of Hugh, Clare, Alison and Daniel.
Pamela was born to Frank and Nancy Richards in England in 1928.
She was educated at the Park School for Girls and the University of Glasgow.
In 1959, she married William MacKenzie.
Her life took an unexpected turn in 1972 when Willie was transferred to Canada with the Canada Life Assurance Company.
In Toronto, Pamela was the librarian at the Toronto Botanical Garden's Library for 23 years. She sang in the Mendelssohn Choir for many years and she was artistic director of the Women's Musical Club of Toronto for eight years.
She was also an active member of the Heliconian Club and the Women's University Club. Pamela was a keen gardener and a passionate aficionado and patron of ballet, opera and classical music.
The family would like to thank all her caregivers who helped her in the last years of her life.
Funeral at St. Clement's Anglican Church, 70 St. Clements Avenue, Toronto, on February 28th at 2:00 p.m., reception to follow. Entombment.
Donations to the Alzheimer Society of Canada, the CNIB Foundation or the MS Society of Canada.