Alan (Luke) James Bamford of Calgary passed away at the Rockyview General Hospital on Wednesday, November 26, 2003 to join his wife Shirley, who predeceased him in 1985.
Alan and Shirley moved from the Kew Beach area of Toronto to Calgary on January 1, 1960 to open the Western Canadian Branch of Continental Casualty Assurance, which is now known as Citadel Assurance, retiring after thirty-eight years of service. He had a great passion for gardening, enjoyed curling, golfing, and dancing and was an avid sports enthusiast.
Alan is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Kirk and Barbara and Jim and Michelle, all of Calgary; two daughters and one son-in-law, Dale and Wayne of Calgary and Chris of Regina, SK; eleven grandchildren, Kelly, Heather, Michelena, Rob, Sandi, Karen, Scott, Jessica, Sheila, Caleb, and Aiden; as well as nine great-grandchildren, Anthony, Stephen, Madeleine, Luke, Beck, Kambal, Kate, Joseph and Jeromi. He is also survived by his brother Brian (Janet); brothers-in-law, Jack (Ruth) Watson and Bob Black; and sister-in-law Jean Dawe, all of Ontario.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel, (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Saturday, November 29, 2003 from 3:30 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.), on Sunday, November 30, 2003 at 3:00 P.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Telephone: (403) 944-2433 or directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9. Telephone: (403) 266-0620.
In living memory of Alan Bamford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences