June 22, 1941 – Calgary, AB
October 10, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Dr. Len Aldridge, beloved husband of Barbara Aldridge passed away on Friday, October 10, 2014 at the age of 73.
Len moved to Edmonton as an infant with his parents A. Evelyn and W. Leonard Aldridge. He spent his childhood in Edmonton, and earned his BSc (1965) and Medical (1969) Degrees at the University of Alberta. Married in August, 1964, Len and his bride Barbara Shields, moved to Calgary in 1969 where they raised their family. Len’s Spirit will live on in his four children and seven grandchildren. Suzanne L. (Kevin) Stepaniuk, Emilea and Paige; Shannon R. Aldridge; Cameron L. (Joanne Saher) Aldridge, Matthew and Adam; Lindsay J.(Todd) Wagner, Oscar, Dewy and Wylde. Len was the eldest of five children and will be remembered by his brothers and their families; Kelly (Mary) Aldridge, Douglas (Pat) Aldridge and Dennis (Siobhan) Aldridge.
He will also be remembered by Marjorie and David Garner and Elaine (Robt) Emes and their families. Numerous patients, colleagues and friends will recall his compassion, kindness, and never ending care. Len was predeceased by his father W. Leonard (1974), his sister Judith (1997) and his mother A. Evelyn (2012). The family thanks Unit 72 at the Rockyview Hospital for their kind and compassionate care. We are grateful for the special attention given to “Dr. A” by the care-ladies at the residence where he spent his last few months. We are especially overwhelmed with gratitude for the endless time and personal support given to Len and his family over the years by his Doctor, colleague and friend, Dr. Mark Sosnowski. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Len’s name to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary. #201 222-58 Ave SW. Calgary, Alberta T2H 2S3 or online at www.AlzheimerCalgary.ca
Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Sunday, October 19, 2014 at 1:00p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com