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Gabriele Schotter

June 23, 1968 - January 17, 2021

SCHOTTER, Gabriele – In London, on Sunday, January 17, 2021, with family by her side, Gabriele `Gabi’ Schotter of London, in her 53rd year. Beloved wife and best friend to Andreas. Loving mom of Jukka and Lilly. Dear daughter of Otto Meier and sister to Heike Meier and Hanns Meier.

At Gabi’s request, cremation has taken place. Her ashes will be interred in her native homeland, Germany. For those wishing to make a donation in Gabi’s name, please consider supporting the Baker Centre for Pancreatic Cancer at London Health Sciences Centre directly or Cardinal Strong – A personal campaign sponsored by Jukka Schotter.

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Meggy and I send hugs and our deepest condolences to you. We are so very sad to hear of the Gabi's passing. She made such a difference to everyone she touched. Her time at Jigsaw for all those small ones, was pivotal to who they have become. I am sad to know that my friend has passed and hold her dearly in my heart. Meggy sends Lilly a warm hug. Lara Lara Chaloner and Meggy Mertens.

~ Lara Chaloner

Good luck Jukka! I’m sure your mom will be with you in spirit throughout your journey/campaign.

~ The Goldsacks

(Donated to Baker Centre for Pancreatic Cancer )

~ Chris Harvey

Warmth and best wishes. Your love for your mother is so touching.

~ Kanina Blanchard

We remember Gabi fondly from the girls shared time at Meredith's. We are extremely sorry for your loss and sending our heartfelt condolences. Liz, Jamie and Justine Belan

~ Liz Belan

Andreas, Jukka and Lilly, We are so sorry about Gabi's passing. She was a strong, lively and adventurous spirit, who deeply loved her family. You will all miss her so much. Our hearts and love are with you. Love from the Maznevskis: Martha & Brian

~ Martha Maznevski

I am saddened by the loss of our friend and colleague Gabi. She was strong and fearless. She was a great person to work with. I am happy to have got to know her and work with her and will certainly miss her. She has gone too soon. She was new to Canada, but left behind a legacy that she will always be remembered for. May her soul rest in peace. My sympathies to her family in London and Germany.

~ Huda

Our deepest condolences to Andreas, Jukka and Lilly. Gabi was a very kind and loving soul who was a good friend and neighbor. Always lighting up with laughter. She was a gifted athlete and very dedicated mom. Taken way too soon  Banks family  Kevin ,Nadine, Josh, Alexis

~ Kevin. Banks.

Andreas and family, So sorry to hear. My condolences to you all. John McMillan

~ John McMillan

Andreas, sharing my deepest condolences to you and your children during this unimaginably challenging time. My heart breaks for all of you. There are no words for a loss like this. Wishing you peace and love in your bereavement.

~ Julie Gosse

Dear Andreas, Jukka and Lily, Our deepest condolences for your loss. Our best memories of Gabi were times spent together in our backyards, with lively conversations, stories and laughter. Always remembered, forever missed! Love Mike, Judi and Brandon

~ Judi Reeve

I am deeply saddened by the loss of Gabi. She was such a nice, friendly and kind person. I was lucky to meet her and work with her. Even though gone from our sight, but never from our hearts. My sincere sympathy to her family.

~ Mai Ashour

Andreas, Lilly, and Jukka, I had the pleasure of working with Gabi a few years ago and during that time I was inspired by her passion and determination. She was a remarkable woman who gave so much of herself to support others. I don't know you but I feel like I have a sense of who you are because she shared many stories about your family life, and I was always struck by how much she cared for all of you. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in my thoughts and I will always remember Gabi.

~ Arden McClean

Lieber Andreas, lieber Jukka und liebe Lilly, ich möchte euch mein herzliches Beileid aussprechen und euch viel Kraft für die kommende Zeit wünschen. Gemeinsam werdet ihr das schaffen, da bin ich mir ganz sicher. Gabi, euer Mom hat es jetzt endlich hinter sich und muss keine Schmerzen mehr erleiden. Das ist das (einzig) Gute daran. Ich hoffe sehr, euch bald mal wieder in Gabi´s Heimatstadt Bamberg zu treffen und vor allem auch in den Arm nehmen zu dürfen. Mir fehlt Sie auch sehr... Alles Liebe, Mut und Kraft wünscht Euch Steffi

~ Steffi

I am so sorry to hear this sad news. Gabi was an active member of the London & Middlesex Local Immigration Partnership and she was genuinely committed to making our community more welcoming for newcomers. On behalf of the LMLIP, I would like to extend my condolence to Gabi's family and friends.

~ Jill Tansley

Gabi was a welcoming, and kind person with a positive outlook on life and a fundamental faith in humanity. I am really sorry and with my sincere condolences.

~ Abdulhameed Al-Sammarraie

So incredibly sorry to hear this and we are thinking of you all Lisa, Kyle and Brett Fisher

~ Lisa

Our heartfelt condolences to you, Andreas, Lilly und Jukka. We are deeply saddened by your loss. I am grateful that I got to spend quality time with Gaby over the past few months, and will remember her as a strong, caring and funny person who deeply loved her family. She will be greatly missed ❤️ Cara, Peter and Ellie

~ Cara Maurer

Lieber Andreas, lieber Jukka liebe Lilly, erst heute haben wir vom Tod von eurer lieben Gabi erfahren. Es tut uns furchtbar leid. Wir sind sehr betroffen und möchten euch unser herzliches Beileid aussprechen. Gabi war für uns immer eine liebe Lauffreundin. Oft erinnern wir uns noch an die vielen Nordhessen-Cup-Läufe die wir gemeinsam bewältigen haben. Wir werden immer in Erinnerung behalten. Alles Liebe für euch Reinhild, Horst und Tane Liese aus Kaufungen.

~ Reinhild Liese

Dear Andreas, Lilly, and Jukka, we are so saddened to learn of Gabi’s passing. We will keep her in our memories as the strong, kind, and family-oriented person that she was. Our heartfelt thoughts and sympathies are with you and your family during this difficult time. David & Vanessa

~ David & Vanessa

Dear Andreas, Jukka and Lilly, To say that we will miss our Gabi is an understatement. She simply cannot be replaced. She was a remarkable person we were blessed to have in our lives and she will continue to be with us in spirit. She has left her imprint on us - for which we are grateful. With our love, Helen, David, Alexander and Nicholas

~ Krapf-Jones Family

Dearest Andreas, Jukka & Lilly, We are so incredibly sorry to hear about the passing of Gabi/deine Mami. Our hearts go out to you. We send you strength and peace and love. She was an inspiration. Hold on tightly to the memories and the gifts of life and love she has given you. Vanessa, Stephen, Anikah & Mikah

~ Vanessa

Andreas, Jukka and Lilly Thinking of all of you during this difficult time. I have always admired Gabi’s strength and determination, especially as she faced her cancer diagnosis. I will miss our conversations on the sidelines of the basketball court. I know from these conversations of her true love and pride for her family. Lilly...Lauren sends hugs and wishes she could see you in person to express her sympathy. Jukka...we will be donating to your fundraising campaign. I admire your courage and commitment to help others and to honour the memory of your mom. Cancer is a “beast” that has impacted far too many lives, including our own. God bless all of you.

~ The Goldsacks

So early - you've gone. We hoped and prayed that this moment will come much later. It hurts! We always keep in mind her wonderful life, her tremendous spirit and strength, the joy she brought to us and the love she gave. Her spirit live on in the hearts of us. In love Kirstin, Uwe, Marie Zoe & Sarah Lucia

~ Family Kleinkauf

Saddened to hear the loss of a strong activist and voice for those who felt at time they did not have a voice. She was strong as she was passionate...she will be missed.

~ Rifat Hussain

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