April 26, 1951- Calgary, AB
September 19, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Ian Harold Clayton of Calgary died at peace Thursday, September 19, 2013 at the Rosedale Hospice.
Ian grew up in the Chestermere area graduating from U of C with a B.Mus. performance saxophone and B. Ed. Ian was a celebrated professional musician who devoted his life to his passion. During his career in music he played with many bands, combos, as well as performing solo. Ian played with the trio “Cornerpocket” for over thirty years at the Banff Springs Hotel dining room and other similar venues, warming the hearts of many people with his unique sound. Ian enjoyed helping to seed and harvest crops in season on the family farm with Barrie and Carol. He will be greatly missed by his many friends and family.
He is survived by his loving wife Marlene of thirty-eight years , his son Paul, daughter Laurel and son-in-law Jason Garner, brother Barrie and sister-in-law Carol, along with many nieces and nephews.
“All anyone needs to know about me is that I have had a beautiful life, the love of a wonderful woman and our two beautiful children.”
– Ian Clayton
A Celebration of Ian’s Life will be held at McDougall United Church (8516 Athabasca Street S.E.) on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at the Mountain View Memorial Gardens (17th Avenue SE at Garden Road-100th Street) on Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 10:00 am. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice #1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195 or the charity of your choice. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Ian Clayton, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences