June 21, 1945 – November 3, 2009
Blair Harry Bailey, born June 21, 1945 in Hamiota, Manitoba passed away peacefully, surrounded by loved ones, on Tuesday, November 3, 2009.
Blair was the beloved partner and buddy of Marjorie Fujino for twenty-two years. He will be lovingly remembered by Rhonda (Ian Sanft) and Jennifer (Jeff Dixon) and “Pops” will be dearly missed by grandchildren Lauren and Megan.
Blair loved his golf, winning tournaments and making many friends at Valley Ridge and Lynx Ridge. Blair worked at Continental Bank, (now HSBC), Canadian Western Natural Gas, and most recently with Revenue Canada. He will be remembered as an honest and hard working man, appreciated for his directness and understated sense of humor.
Blair is survived by his brothers, Wayne (Sylvia), Glenn, and Kim; and sisters, Gail Price and Lynn (Gerry Smith). He will be deeply missed by Grandma Yoshiko Higa, many extended family members, friends, golf buddies, co-workers, and of course Freddy and Misu.
Deepest thanks to Dr. Karen Rimmer and Unit #54 & 39 of the Peter Lougheed and Dr. Paul Boitreau and Unit 61 & Critical Care of the Foothills Hospital.
A Celebration of Blair’s Life will be held at the Lynx Ridge Golf Club (8 Lynx Ridge Blvd. NW) on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.Print This Obituary & Condolences