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Bancks, Ted T.C.

Ted Bancks, beloved husband of Peggy Bancks of Calgary, passed away while living life to the fullest, on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at the age of 79 years. Ted is survived by his wife Peggy; daughter Ferrol (Wendy); son Jerry (Marilyn); and grandchildren, Cassidy and Carter. Ted’s early years were spent in Alberta and the Northwest Territories. While working as a lineman Ted met the love of his life Peggy and they were married in 1950. Ted was employed by AGT until his retirement in 1980. He spent over fifty years involved in amateur sports in Calgary. Ted was a key figure in the Renfrew community, coaching a variety of sports, flooding and shovelling rinks, grooming diamonds and sharing the odd beer and stories at the Friday socials. Ted was also a pioneer and found his passion in sports through his involvement in Calgary Bantam football. He was instrumental in the development and maintenance of the league as well as serving in various executive positions for over forty years. Many of his lifelong friendships were formed through his involvement in sports. Ted was honoured as the Calgary Booster Club Sportsman of the Year in 1989. He also had a passion as an athlete himself, playing hockey and golf at every available opportunity with his family and friends. First and foremost, Ted was a man who loved and was proud of his family. His family meant the world to him and his connection with his grandchildren was special. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, or to The KidSport Society of Alberta, Box 36107, Lakeview RPO, Calgary, AB T3E 7C6 Telephone: 1-(888) 91-4kids or (403) 217-3761. In living memory of Ted Bancks, 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.

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