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CAMPBELL – Olive Elizabeth Kerr (nee Mitchell)

March 31, 1925 – November 4, 2010

It is with heartfelt sadness we announce the passing of Olive, beloved wife of Bill of 56 years, at her side.

Olive is survived by her daughter, Margaret (Don) Maxwell, son Bill (Nancy) and her cherished grandchildren that were her pride and joy, Donny, Laura and Meghan Maxwell and Ashleigh Campbell. Olive was born and lived her entire life in Calgary and was proud to be a Native Calgarian, she also leaves to mourn family in Scotland and Australia. Born to immigrant Scottish parents Olive carried on the traditions of highland dancing and piping her entire life, founding the Kinsmen Brigo’doon Girl’s pipe band. She was the proud recipient of the Alberta Centennial Medal for many years of volunteering and service to the community. Olive’s love for her family and friends was everlasting; she provided a home that was always warm and welcoming.

Memorial Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire memorial donations may be made to The Mustard Seed Street Ministry (102 11 Avenue S.E. Calgary, AB. T2G 0X5). The family would like to express their deep gratitude to the Doctor’s and staff of the CCU units 56 and 57 at the Rockyview General Hospital.

In living memory of Olive Campbell, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200.

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  1. Sheila Hampton & Family :

    Our Deepest Sympathy from Aberdeen Scotland. Our thoughts and hearts are with Bill and all the family especially today 12th November 2010. All our love
    Sheila, David, Wendy & Paul.

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  2. Donald & Marilyn Maxwell :

    What an amazing woman Olive was. Don and I have great memories of our long friendship with Olive and Bill. She was kind and loving to our family. When she laughed she brought joy to our hearts. You are in our hearts forever.

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  3. Ed and Heather Riach :

    Dear Bill and family:
    Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of Olive. She was always so bright and cheerful; always willing to help out. She will be missed.
    Sincerely,
    Ed and Heather Riach
    403-242-0507

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  4. I was so sorry to read of Olives passing. Although, it has been many years since I last saw her I remember her a kind and warm lady. I send you all my sincere condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. In sympathy, Annette Peal nee Whalen

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  5. Micheal & Audrey Donahue :

    Bill
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you
    and your family in your time of grief.

    Mike Donahue

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  6. Norman & Elma Campbell :

    It was with great sadness to hear of Olives passing.
    We have many fond memories of her visits to Scotland.
    Our deepest sympathy to Bill and Family at this sad time.

    Norman, Elma & Family

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  7. Catherine and Tom Cadman and Family :

    Dear Margaret, Laura and Meghan and Family

    Our sincere sympathies on the loss of your Mom and Grandmother

    From the lovely obituary and the tributes above, she sounds like a wonderful woman. She must have been, to raise such a great woman as Margaret, with your enthusiasm for life and your infectious laughter.

    With care, the Cadmans

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  8. Bill,

    Our deepest condolences to you and your family on the passing of Olive.

    Sincerely,

    The Gallucci Family

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  9. Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Never thought it would end this way for a dear friend. God Bless.

    Fay, Gary, Colin and Jackie Ogilvy and families.

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  10. Carol-Ann Drummond :

    I met Olive when she was the Chieftan at the Calgary Highland Games. I had a wee chat with her and during that short visit I realized what an amazing women she truly is.
    It is with great sadness that I hear of her passing. I only wish I had known her longer. She will be remembered by all who knew her.
    Carol-Ann Drummond

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  11. Hi Bill
    I have many great memories of Olive from the time she sat accross from my father while he taught her the pipes to her dancing at the Highland Games.
    My deepest condolances to you and your family Bill. My thoughts are with you
    George Reid

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  12. Natasha Kinloch :

    Bill and family,

    So sorry to hear of Olive’s passing. My thoughts are with you.

    Natasha

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  13. Bill and family
    My deepest condolences go out to all of you. I always looked up to Olive, she was truly a remarkable woman and will be deeply missed.
    My thoughts are with you at this time

    Bridgit Concannon (Clan Maxwell)

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  14. Donald & Marilyn Maxwell :

    What a wonderful job your family did on Olives day. The parking lot was full at the funeral, a testament of all the people that thought the world of Olive like Don and I did.

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  15. Honourable Nick Taylor :

    Peg and I want to express our sympathy and what comfort we can bring to ease that sense of loss that must be yours now.
    Olive can never be matched and we consider it an honour to have known her these many years.
    May God Bless

    Honourable Nick Taylor

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