Margaret (Shortt) Dutton was born in Nipawin, Sask to Mary and Geroge Shortt. She was the youngest of eight children. She is survived by her husband Don and her daughter Diane (Elton) Conn. Grandchildren Cheri (Marcel) Foley, Tye Jones, Kayla Engemoen. Great-Grandchildren Taylor, Jayden, Aston Foley, and TJ Jones. As well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Margaret worked at Vernon Jubilee Hospital as an operating room assistant for 3 years. Joined RCAF in 1952 (Radar Ftr Cop). She met and married her husband Don in 1958. She left the air force in 1959. She was very active in sports, achieving many awards and trophies especially in darts. She spent 2 years in Germany and travelled a lot in Europe. She was a long-time member of The Legion, ANAvets Club, and The Moose. She enjoyed cooking and canning and had a large garden in Westsyde and shared with seniors.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions there will be no funeral. Cremation to follow. As per her wishes, donations to the Cancer Society in lieu of flowers.
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