CLOSE, Sandra Leigh

Sandy Close

Sandra Leigh Close passed away suddenly on April 1, 2021 in Calgary, Alberta. She is survived by her partner Marcel Robichaud, daughter Laura Labrecque (Keith), brother Kelly Close (Patty), and nephew Emmersen and niece Lindi, and grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Leonora in 2015 and Bob Close in 2017, her first husband Norman Labrecque in 2009, and daughter Sara (2017). Sandra was born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan in 1956 and lived there on a grain farm, taking all her years of schooling there, before moving to Edmonton. In Edmonton she took Equine Studies and later became a Journeyman Parts person. She then moved to Calgary area (Conrich) with Norm and purchased a farm with Norm in 1980, residing there for the rest of her life. She truly loved country life, her horses and cats. Due to current restrictions, a private ceremony will be held. A Celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Donations can be made to in the name of Sandra Close, at Bear Valley Rescue, or STARS. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.sunsetltd.ca