The woman was shot and killed by Calgary police on Christmas morning and was identified by her family and friends as Stacey Perry.
"Rest calmly in my dear sister. Her beautiful soul will never be forgotten, and we will definitely miss her, until we meet again," Andrea Perry-Lukin wrote on Facebook.
Cousin Perry also confirmed his death to CBC Calgary but declined to comment.
Dozens of messages of condolence have been posted on social media.
The 29-year-old was shot by police after an hour-long chase on Tuesday morning.
Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, which is now investigating the incident, said the gray Honda sedan with B.C. Number plates look dangerous driving in the Inglewood area after midnight.
The clerk tried to stop the vehicle, but it didn't work and it shot.
Police then received more reports about dangerous drivers around 2:40 a.m., this time in the Falconridge community.
Officers saw Honda take the wrong road to approaching traffic and try what was called "a controlled stop" when turning onto McKnight Boulevard from Stoney Trail NE, "by pulling police vehicles in front of the sedan and additional police vehicles on each side and behind the sedan, "according to the release from ASIRT.
When the officers came out of their vehicles, Honda began to move once more, said ASIRT in its release.
An officer shot, killed the driver.
"Both the gray sedan and police vehicles were damaged during the confrontation," the release said.
Perry is the owner of a registered sedan, according to ASIRT.
ASIRT investigates whenever someone is seriously injured or killed by the police.