Riggs, Elizabeth 'Beth'

Riggs, Elizabeth 'Beth'

September 29th, 2017

Peacefully with family by her side at Victoria Hospital on Friday, September 29th, 2017, in her 50th year.  Beloved daughter of the late Dr. Benjamin and the late Marilyn Riggs.  Cherished sister and best friend of Laura Therrien (Murray) and Scott Riggs (Kelly).  Most beloved aunt of Blake, Connor, Sean and Chase.  Beth will be forever missed by all of her family and wonderful friends. A Celebration of Life will be conducted at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, on Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior.  In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Beth’s memory are asked to consider the London Regional Cancer Program – Access Cancer Therapies (ACT) Now, or while thinking of Beth, perform a random act of kindness for someone else.

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Rin and Dave WallisA beautiful, loving and caring person who always made us laugh.
Wendy BoyleI had the pleasure of working with Beth in Clinical Informatics as well as volunteering at St. Joseph's Hospice. I will always remember her beautiful smile, gorgeous curls and last message to me: "don't put anything off, enjoy life now". You will be greatly missed Beth.
Michelle and James MillsonTo Laura and Scott and Families. Beth will be sorely missed. I know her passing has left a huge hole in all of your hearts. I remember such wonderful times with your sister and parents, times I hold dear in my heart. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. May you find peace and comfort in your family and friends and know there truly is another angel in heaven who will guide you along the way. God Bless. xo Always, Michelle ( Weis) and James Millson, Simcoe, Ontario
Lynda ParkerDear Laura, Blake and Connor, My heartfelt thoughts are with each of you. I can't think of one time when Beth and and I met, when she didn't gush with love and pride about all of you. Beth's thoughtful ways, her contagious smile and laughter and her love and commitment to her family will always be remembered. I will miss her. With much sympathy and love. Lynda Parker
Gail HankinsonI, too, worked with Beth at the hospital and really enjoyed our talks and lunches. She was such a kind, beautiful and caring person. Always looking on the bright side of life. So sad to hear of her passing. My sincere condolences to you all.
PamI was heart broken to hear of Beth’s passing and wanted to express my most sincere sympathy to the family during this difficult time. Beth was a dear friend, college and respected member of our team. For those of us that had the privilege of knowing her, we were humbled by her kindness , compassion and love of life. I’m so happy that she got the chance to experience the excitement she felt moving to her new condo and having that fresh beginning she longed for.
Sarah and Basil kellyOur deepest sympathy to all Beth's family and friends. Sarah and Basil kelly
Michael ArtsWe are all very sorry to hear about your loss. May fond memories of Beth bring you comfort during this difficult time. Sincerely, Mike and Staff.
Debbie KarczMy condolences to Beth's family and friends. Beth and I shared the common interests of Clinical Informatics and the philosophy around Hospice Care. It was a pleasure to work with Beth in both regards. I will not forget her smile, sense of humour, and grace.
Manuella GiulianoMy deepest sympathies to all of Beth's family. I met Beth over 20 years ago and we remained in touch over the years. We would get together for supper often and had great talks. I will miss her. I will keep her family in my prayers.
McCutcheon Family.Dear Riggs Family. We were so shocked to hear of the passing of Beth. Our condolences to you. She was a beautiful bright and happy individual. Laura and Scott, we will keep you in our prayers along with your families. Much much love.... The McCutcheons
Stephen & Karen BowyerWe are thankful for the time we spent with my "London cousin" this summer. It was all too brief. We send our condolences to Laura, Scott and their families, and we will continue to pray for all of you. Stephen
Rita RuparI am very sorry to hear about your loss. Beth was a great co-worker and will be missed by all. May fond memories of Beth bring you comfort during this difficult time. Sincerely, Rita
Lindsey RobbinsI was so saddened to hear of Beth's passing. Beth was a colleague and a wonderful, caring person. My thoughts go out to her family and friends.
Becky Calvert-Hamilton My thoughts and prayers are with you. So sorry for your loss.
Barb & Phil BuntingIt is hard to forget someone that has personally given us so much to remember. We cherished Beth's kind and straightforward friendship. She was loving and fiercely loyal to all of those whom she loved and loved her. As one of the funniest and bravest woman we have ever had the pleasure to know, she was taken from us FAR too soon. Dear Beth will be extremely missed and we send our deepest condolences to the family.
Rick & June McDougalSo very sorry for your loss.I had the pleasure of meeting Beth several times,when she was visiting you.A very warm and beautiful person.We send our deepest condolences.
Mark PihowichSince hearing of Beth's passing, she has been in my thoughts. I am deeply saddened and wish to offer Scott, Laura and their families my condolences. The years go by quickly and it has been a while but I can still hear Beth's voice. All the times I spent at the Riggs home in Orchard Park are treasured memories. Beth lives in my mind as the happy teenager of those days.
Amy HuntleyI am so sorry to hear of Beth's passing Your family is in my thoughts and prayers Beth had a great smile and warm personality she will be missed
Lisa MinersI worked with Beth for a few short years and in that time developed a great friendship. She was a beautiful person and the whole world will miss her. My thoughts are with her family and friends.
Sheila HuntI have had the privilege of Beth coming to my aid many times when it came to clinical informatic questions. Always kind and helpful. In a word - lovely. I only learned recently that she was ill, so the news of her passing is so very sad to hear. My condolences to her family, friends and colleagues.
Dave WoodlandI am saddened to learn of Beth's passing. I have fond memories of the times together with the Riggs and the Burgards while growing up. Beth was always a bright light. Forever missed. Strength to Laura and Scott and their families.
Michele RooneyDear Laura and Scott, I am so sorry for your loss. Beth was a loving and sensitive woman and she left this earth too soon. My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. Sincerely, Michele Rooney
Jen and MikeBeth, we are going to miss you! Your amazing spirit, your ability to lighten up a room, your caring nature; all of it! So many memories of fun times will remain, and will never be forgotten. Who is going to tell Mike to take off his shirt now?? Love and hugs to you and your family.
Michelle MorelliLaura and Scott, I was so sorry to hear about Beth. I will always remember her zest for life and adventure. I feel blessed to have had her in my life.
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