January 26, 1924 – December 17, 2010
Bruce Coombs of Calgary passed away peacefully on Friday, December 17, 2010 at the age of 86 years, with his family by his side.
Bruce worked as a Geologist at Texaco Canada after moving to Canada from the US in 1952. He developed a passion for community affairs during this time leaving him with a deep commitment to those who serve others. Bruce thoroughly enjoyed his latter years at Lake Bonavista Village where he developed strong friendships with both staff and residents.
Bruce is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Darcy Coombs and Lynne Ralston of Calgary; and his sister, Dr. Polly Ann Coombs of Louisville, Kentucky. He was predeceased by his loving wife, Connie Coombs; daughter Melissa Coombs and his brother Robert Wendell Coombs.
A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Rockyview General Hospital to aid in Staff Education, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca.
In living memory of Bruce Coombs, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences