Quite an Undertaking: The Story of Violet Guymer, Canada's First Female Licensed Funeral Director.

By: Lycar, Elizabeth and Lorrie Guymer Hutton.

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8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 200 pp. The story of a courageous woman who immigrated to Canada with her husband in 1909. Nine years later, she was widowed, had six children and no means of support. So she became the undertaker in the "primitive and isolated" northern town of La Pas, Manitoba. These are the memoirs of her and her youngest daughter, illustrated with lots of b/w photos. A clean, tight copy.

Title: Quite an Undertaking: The Story of Violet Guymer, Canada's First Female Licensed Funeral Director.

Author Name: Lycar, Elizabeth and Lorrie Guymer Hutton.

Categories: Biography,

Publisher: Kelowna, B.C., Nip and Tuck Publishing.: 2002

ISBN Number: 0968029930

ISBN Number 13: 9780968029930

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 22607

Keywords: Canada, Memoirs, History, Undertakers; Funeral Homes, Violet Guymer; La Pas, Manitoba, Women; Biography;