October 4, 1951 – December 18, 2012
It is with sadness that we announce the death of Victor A. Baird, formerly of Perth-Andover, NB on December 18, 2012, after a courageous battle with liver disease.
Victor graduated from Southern Victoria High School in Perth-Andover, NB, received his BA at Mount Allison University and his B.Ed. at the University of Calgary. He was a career Elementary School Teacher with the Calgary Board of Education where he made many lasting friendships. He retired in 2008. Victor enjoyed his extended family as well as his summer and Christmas visits home in New Brunswick. He was an Anglican and a committed Christian. He was also an ardent sports fan and loved his beloved Red Sox and the Calgary Flames.
Victor is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Frances and Warren DeMerchant; brothers and sisters-in-law, Roy and Linda, Alfred and Charlene, Jim and Linda; half sisters and a brother-in-law, Vicki and Doug Skinner and Pam Baird; as well as special cousins, Dawn Bishop and Vicki Gregory, and other cousins, uncles, aunts, nephews, and nieces. Victor was predeceased by his parents Margaret and Robert Baird and a sister-in-law Marilyn.
A Memorial Service will be held at St. Stephen’s Anglican Church (1121 – 14th Avenue S.W.) on Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Family Graveside Service will be held at a later date at the Larlee Creek Cemetery, Perth-Andover, NB. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Victor’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice. We wish to thank the Doctors and Nurses at the Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary and the University Hospital, Edmonton for their excellent care, and we also appreciated the visits and comfort from Victor’s many friends.
In living memory of Victor Baird, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences