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Allan, Dorothy Ilene

Dorothy Allan, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister, of Calgary, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, July 27, 2008 at the age of 75 years. Dorothy was a strong willed woman who faced her illness with grace and courage. “Granny” treasured her family above everything. She was tremendously proud of her grandchildren and thrilled with the arrival of her two great-grandsons. Granny was a wonderful cook and loved to have all her family around her for special dinners. Christmas was her favourite time of the year, and she worked hard to live up to her “shop till you drop” reputation. Dorothy is survived by her son Derek (Carolyn), daughters, Debbie Setters and Dawn Lawson; grandchildren Ashley (Jason) Platten, Bryce Allan, Gregory Lawson, Jayme Setters, Samantha Allan and Jaclyn Allan; great grandsons Dominic and Spencer Platten; brother Gary Ursel (Sharon) and family; brother-in-law Fred Lang and family, and numerous nieces, nephews and good friends. Dorothy was predeceased by her beloved husband, David Ferguson Allan (Calgary firefighter) in 1976; parents Elsie and Jack Ursel; brothers Thomas, Gordon, and John Ursel; and by her sisters Geraldine, Irene Harper and Connie Lang. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, August 1, 2008 at 10:30 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Union Cemetery. Forward condolences through  In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32nd Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 112,  The family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Fleck, and the wonderful nurses and staff on Unit 73 of the Rockyview General Hospital for their outstanding care of Dorothy. Also, a special thank you to Aunty Sharon and cousin Wendy for their devotion to Dorothy and help to the family in Dorothy’s final days. In living memory of Dorothy Allan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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