Weslyn Mather, politician, Died at 70

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Weslyn Melva Mather was born on October 2, 1945, and died on November 22, 2015.

She was a provincial politician in the Canadian province of Alberta.

She served as a member in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 2004 to 2008 sitting with the Liberal caucus in opposition.

Weslyn Mather was born in 1945.

She married her husband Dick Mather in 1965.

Weslyn worked as a psychologist and school administrator.

In 1972, Weslyn sustained injuries in a car accident that left her in a wheelchair.

Mather ran for a seat in the Alberta Legislature in the 2004 election as the Liberal candidate in the electoral district of Edmonton-Mill Woods.

Weslyn won the election, defeating Progressive Conservative candidate Naresh Bhardwaj in a hotly contested race.

Mather ran for a second term in office in the 2008 Alberta general election, but was defeated by Progressive Conservative candidate Carl Benito.

On November 22, 2015, Weslyn passed away at the age of 70 after an infection.

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