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BROWN, Donald “Max”

August 14, 1920 – April 13, 2012

Donald “Max” Brown, beloved husband of Joyce of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 13, 2012 at the age of 91 years.

Max was born in Cardston, AB on August 14, 1920. He was a Canadian World War II veteran who proudly served his country on the HMCS Haida. Following the war, Max moved to Blairmore, AB where he met his soul-mate Joyce, and together they ran several successful businesses before retiring to Kelowna, BC in 1986. In 2002 they relocated to Calgary

Max is survived by and was the loving husband of 62 years to Joyce and “Dad” to Myrna (Allan) Normey of Maple Ridge, BC and Marilyn Brown of Calgary, AB. Max is also survived by his sister Yvonne (Bonni) Brown of Calgary, AB and her family and his special brother-in-law Dr. J.A. “Jack” Greenway of Qualicum Beach, BC and his family.

He was predeceased by his brother Merlin (Red) Brown of Vancouver, BC.

Forward condolences through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Poppy Fund, 1-4539 6 St NE, Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304. The family would like to thank the staff of both Intercare at Millrise and The Beverly Centre Glenmore for their kind and compassionate care of Max over the past four years.

In living memory of Max Brown, 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.

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  1. Pat Anderson :

    At this sad time may you find comfort and strength in the knowledge that there are others who care about your loss and are remembering you.

    With sympathy.

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  2. Roberta M. Van Wyk :

    Joyce, Myrna and Marilyn
    You have been in my thoughts every day – i am glad I was able to spend the weekend with you and I am glad I knew Max.
    (Marilyn: always know how much I care.)
    Love Roberta

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  3. Donald “Max” Brown Sometimes a name in the obituaries evokes memories of the past. Our sincere condolences to Joyce and family

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  4. Dear Marilyn, I just heard and want to offer my sincere condolences to you and your family. I will be in Calgary the first weekend of May and will make arrangements to visit. Until then know you are in my thoughts, prayers and heart. Take care my friend – Barb

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