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BURNS, Richard (Dick)

December 2, 1931 – Winnipeg, Manitoba
August 2, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta

Richard (Dick) Burns of Calgary, passed away on August 2, 2014 at the age of 82 years after many years of multiple health issues.

Richard (Dick) is survived by his wife Frances “Fran” Lynn Burns (nee Martin); sons Craig and Dwayne (Raeann); daughter Kimberley (Robb) Best; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Services will be held at ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION, Branch No. 285 (9202 Horton Road S.W., Calgary) on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. A Graveside Service will be held at Queen’s Park Cemetery, Field of Honour. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Poppy Fund, #1, 4539 – 6th Street N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 3Z6, Telephone: (403) 265-6304.

In living memory of Dick Burns, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Ross & Beth, Gord & Suzanne Best :

    Our family offers our sincere sympathy for the passing of Dick Burns. The obituary photo is so good showing his early photo when he was in the service and the poppy fields. We’ll make a donation to the Poppy Fund through the Legion and remember all the good things the fund did for Dick and many other veterans. Ross and I will join you at the service on Friday and also at the inurnment at the Field of Honour in Queen’s Park Cemetery later on. God Bless your family and may you remember your husband and Father and Grandfather with much Love. Ross and Beth Best

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  2. We are very sorry to hear you have lost your father, Kim. Our thoughts are with you, and Robb and the kids, as well as your Mom and all the family.
    Roy, Dee & Family

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  3. Irene Pfeiffer :

    My thoughts are with you as you mourn the loss of Dick. May you find peace amongst this loss as you remember all that you shared together.

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