February 8, 1920 – March 9, 2013
Roger, beloved husband of the late Donna Gladys Angus (nee Gillies) of Calgary, AB, passed away on March 9, 2013 at the age of 93 years.
Roger was born in Saskatchewan and raised along the CNR line in Smithers, B.C., Jasper and Edson, Alberta, Roger graduated from the University of Alberta with a B.Sc in electrical engineering after serving in the armed forces during WWII. He married Donna Gillies in 1945.
Roger and Donna came to Calgary in 1956 and were active members of the Northminster United Church. He was a successful and innovative geophysicist, retiring to Windermere, BC and, later, returning to Calgary for successful cancer surgery.
He will be fondly remembered as a great brother, father and grandfather.
Roger is survived by his sons; Donald (Patricia Carruthers) and Bill (Paula); daughter Keltie Steenbergen (Bernie); four grandchildren, Tiffany Saxton (Rick Johnson), Anthony and Christopher Steenbergen, and Meredith Angus; and three great grandchildren. Roger also leaves his brother Bruce (Marg) and his sister Grace Hay-Roe (Hugh).
Roger was predeceased by his wife Donna; his son Craig; and his sisters Betty and Olive.
A memorial service will be held at Northminster United Church (3311 Centre Street N.W.) on Friday, March 15, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to thank the staff of 2 East at the Dr. Vernon Fanning Centre and Foster’s Way at the Chinook Care Centre for their compassionate care. In honour of Roger’s generous nature, donations to the charity of your choice will be appreciated.
In living memory of Roger Angus, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences