Larraine Ferguson

Obituary of Larraine Ferguson

Unexpectedly, at her residence, on Monday, December 7, 2020, Larraine Marie (Couture) Ferguson passed away. Born in 1952, she is the only child of the late Rudolph J. Couture "Rudy" and Ida Y. Guerin and the wife of the late Daniel G. Ferguson. Larraine better known to most as "Lo" or "Rainy" was born in Toronto, Ontario. She chose to move to Calgary, Alberta to settle and raise a family. Lo began her music career as a duet and released a Christian record "Wine and Roses". She embedded herself in the music industry within the city of Calgary and started her own rock band, Doll House, which evolved into Blavk Rose. Her love of music was not only her passion but her given talent. Lo was chosen by a Calgary local band "Fun Company" as the lead singer. The band became a local successful party band that was invited to perform at the at the 1988 Winter Olympics for the citizens opening ceremonies at Olympic Plaza. During her time with Fun Company, Lo met her late husband Daniel Ferguson "Dano". She loved every moment with Dano as a wife and partner in creating songs and music for many years to come. The duo became known to all as LoDan. Her talent for writing meaningful, beautiful lyrics was effortless at times and unmatched by anyone else. Her love for music, and her Family never wavered and will be missed by many. Lo instilled her passion for music in both her sons, Christopher, and Jesse. Christopher was trained in the sound craft and lighting while Jesse was guided through the learning of many instruments and singing. Her passion for music lives on in bother sons and has been also passed down to her granddaughters who both have a love for music and creation. Lo will forever be in the hearts of her sons, Chris (Sarah) Rose of Calgary, AB, and Jesse (Janice Basilio) Rose of Oromocto, NB and her granddaughters Alyssa Rose and Lilian Rose. In keeping with her wishes Larraine will be cremated and laid to rest with her husband Daniel at a later date. For those who wish, donations in memory of Larraine can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.
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