October 18, 1952 ~ January 13, 2023

An inspiring mom, grandma, great grandma, sister, friend, caregiver, wife and our favourite person.

Brenda was born on October 18,1952 in Edmonton, Alberta and passed away on Friday, January 13, 2023 at the age of 70 years in Edmonton, Alberta. Cause – “just ran out of gas”

Survived by her husband, Brian Bass; her devoted daughter, Carla Schamehorn (nee Boorse) and her son Logan Schamehorn; supportive son, Ian Boorse his wife Stacy Boorse and their daughters, Kloey Boorse and Kassandra (Jamie) Morrow and their children, Hudson & Hannah; her siblings, Linda (Lloyd) Davison, Joe (Sandie) Rye, Gordie (Faye) Rye, Sarah (Conrad) Russell; as well as numerous extended family and friends.

Predeceased family members are, her parents, Lindsay & Margaret (nee Mccrimmon) Rye and her
sister, Betty Russell.

Brenda was a joy filled, upstanding participant within her family and out in her community. To know her is to love her. Her continuous sweet, smiling, kind energy will help to fill the void she leaves in our hearts. We are so grateful, a mother’s hug lasts long after she lets go.

There won’t be a public service held at this time.