William Kenneth (Bill) Beattie passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2008, at the age of 56 years, after a short but courageous battle with leukemia.
Besides his loving wife Diane, Bill is survived by his daughters, Jocelyn (Josh) Withell and Andrea, and their mother Pat, as well as his stepson Nicholas MacLeod. Bill also leaves behind his mother Dorothy; his brothers, Dave, Jim (Rita), and Paul; his sisters, Lorrie (Gary) Sloane, and Emily Prestwick. Bill will be sadly missed by numerous extended family members and friends who were foremost in his life. Bill was predeceased by his father George, his brother Norm, and his brother-in-law George Prestwick. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Bill enjoyed life to the fullest and maintained a positive attitude even throughout his illness.
Family, friends and business associates are invited to a Celebration of Bill’s Life to be held at First Alliance Church (12345 – 40th Street S.E.) on Friday, May 23, 2008 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes in Bill’s honour may be made directly to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada, c/o Bill Beattie Memorial Endowment Fund, 140 – 1202 Centre St. S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 5A5 Telephone: (403) 263-5300 or (toll-free): 1 (866) 547 – LIFE (5433), www.lls.org/canada. Special thanks to the doctors and staff of the Peter Lougheed Centre Unit 51 and ICU.
In living memory of Bill Beattie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences