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BOYD – David (Dave)

March 15, 1930 – October 21, 2009

David (Dave) Boyd of Calgary passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, with his loving family by his side after a prolonged battle with prostate cancer.

Dave is survived by his loving wife of fifty six years Laura; son Davie (Oonagh Fox) and their children, Elissa, Jessica and Alec; daughter Cathy (Don Belanger) and their children, Heather, Emily and Danielle; and son Glenn (Margie Nagata) and their children, Jocelyn and Kevin. He is survived by his sister Sarah (Sally) Carmine. Dave was predeceased by his brother John, and sisters, Helen (Hutt) and Bess (Nelson).

Dave was a devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and lifelong friend to many. Born on March 15, 1930, a native Calgarian, Dave grew up here, worked and built Soundtex Interiors into a successful business. In 1953 he married Laura and raised their family here in Calgary. Dave enjoyed an active life full of games and sports. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Wednesday, October 28, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes in Dave’s honour may be made directly to Prostate Cancer Canada, 145 Front Street East, Suite 306, Toronto, ON M5A 1E3 Telephone: (416) 441 2131 ext. 263, www.prostatecancer.ca. The family would like to express its appreciation and gratitude to all those who assisted with Dave’s care; The AHS Palliative Care team and particularly Calgary Classic Care Givers for their compassionate and professional care.

Arrangements in care of McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH. TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Laura and Family:

    I am so sorry to hear of Dave’s passing. You will surely miss the love of your life, but can gather strength from your family and friends through this difficult period. My prayers are with you.

    Marg Gerke

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  2. Steven & Kyla Wright :

    Hello Glenn,

    Our condolences to you and your family as you go through this time of loss.

    Steven & Kyla Wright

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  3. Shawna & Garry Guy :

    Words cannot express our sadness at Mr Boyd’s passing. He always had a smile for us and we will miss that.

    Shawna & Garry

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  4. Janice Fritsch - Powell :

    I was saddened when I learned of your loss. I enjoyed my visit with the both of you when I came west a few years ago.

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