Miranda Mae Loyie-Silva

Jul 21, 1980 – Sep 28, 2017
Miranda Mae Loyie-Silva

July 21, 1980 – September 28, 2017

With heavy hearts we announce the passing of our beautiful Miranda Mae Loyie-Silva, Lax Gibuu (wolf) Clan, Takla First Nation Gitk’san, Carrier.

Miranda was born July 21, 1980 and passed away peacefully on September 28, 2017 at 37 years of age after a courageous battle with cancer.

Miranda’s passion for life and everything she accomplished will forever inspire everyone who had the honor of knowing her. Miranda was first and foremost a loving mother and wife but focused her career on helping others; as a Licensed Hair Dresser and then as a Registered Massage Therapist.

Predeceased by her Grandfather William Teegee and cousin Noah Uttuslien-TeegeeE. Miranda is survived by her sunshine and son Cristiano Loyie-Silva, husband David Silva, sister Davina Valk (Darryl Valk), brother Jordan Gregg, mother Marilyn Teegee, father Victor Loyie, grandmother Sarah Teegee, Mother in Law Maria Silva and Father in Law Americo Silva, many aunts, uncles, nieces, cousins and cherished friends.

Miranda was honoured by all her friends and family at a wake at her grandmother Sarah Teegee’s home on October 6 and at a gathering held at the Kwah Hall in Nak’azdli Whut’en on October 7.

Miranda will be laid to rest at Valley View Cemetery in Surrey.

In lieu of flowers and donations, contributions can be made in memory of Miranda to the William Teegee Arts and Music Scholarship by contacting Benna Rathburn at 250-562-3591 or benna@csfs.org.

The family would like to thank everyone for their outpouring of love and support at this time.

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