Linda Victoria “Vickie” Rainer Canan passed away on May 22, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lois M. Sayre and W. Gerald Rainer, MD and her husband, Christopher M. Canan, Jr., CEC. Mother of Christopher M. Canan, III and Charles M. Canan. Grandmother of Madeleine M. Canan and Charles Maxwell Canan, Jr.
Born November 3, 1951 in Blue Island, IL. She grew up in Denver, CO and graduated from South High School in 1968. Attended the Universite de Montpellier, France 1968 – 1969. Attended Emory University in Atlanta, GA 1969 – 1972 where she received her BA in Humanities. Attended the University of New Orleans, LA 1977-1980 for accounting and business law. Certified Public Accountant since January 31, 1981. Employed by various national and local CPA firms and private sector corporations, and later self-employed.
As a true Mardi Gras hangover since 1974, Ms. Vickie embraced everything New Orleans; especially the music, dancing and weather.
Private arrangements with Tharp-Sontheimer-Tharp, 1600 N. Causeway Blvd., Metairie, LA. Condolences may be expressed online at www.tharpsontheimerfh.com. Information 835-2341.
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