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Alice Glee "Sunny" Rochon (1922-1956)

Highlights of History from The Whitehorse Star

The Whitehorse Pioneer Cemetery

The Whitehorse Star - Thursday, August 9, 1956

Headline: Sunny Killed In Car Accident, 1956

    Whitehorse residents were saddened to hear of the death, August 4, of Mrs. Alice Glee Rochon, better known to all as Sunny.

    Sunny, 34, was involved in an automobile accident at Mile 922½ on the highway at 8:20 am, August 4. Others in the car were James Anderson, Robert Myles and Murray Dupres, who were all unhurt. Sunny died in the hospital after being taken there for treatment.

    Born in Revelstoke, B.C., Sunny came to Whitehorse 13 years ago. Three years before coming here, Sunny was married at Pat Bay, B.C. Her first husband died in a drowning accident and Sunny remarried.

    Four years ago, Sunny opened her popular delicatessen and one year ago she opened her equally popular steakhouse. A constant contributor to charities and clubs, Sunny was always too busy to enjoy taking part in them.

    Sunny is survived be her mother and daughter who are in Whitehorse, her husband and a sister Audrey who live in B.C., and her grandfather who also lives in B.C. Sunny had one brother who was killed during the war.

    Sunny's funeral was held in Whitehorse yesterday. Funeral arrangements were by W. J. Morris.