Sonia Scurfield, the only Canadian woman to have her name engraved on the Stanley Cup, has died at Foothills Hospital in Calgary at the age of 89.
Her death was announced late Thursday by Sunshine Village ski resort, which is owned by her family.
“It is with a heavy heart that we relay the passing of Sonia Scurfield, the matriarch of the Scurfield family,” the ski resort wrote on Facebook. “She will be sorely missed.”
Born Sonia Onishenko in September 1928, she married Ralph Scurfield in Edmonton in 1954.
The family purchased Sunshine Village in Banff National Park in 1981 and turned it into a winter ski destination.
Ralph Scurfield was also one of the founding owners…