On June 19, 2006, and with his family by his side, Dale Cosburn passed away at the age of 77 years.
He is survived by his loving wife, Pat; his daughter Ruth of Toronto, ON; son Dave (Franny) of Guilford, ON and his son Bill of Calgary. He is also survived by his two grandchildren, Kimberly and Bradley. Dale was predeceased by his eldest daughter, Linda, in 2003.
Dale was born in Toronto on January 7, 1929 and pursued his education at The University of Toronto. Graduating with a degree in mathematics he continued on to become an actuary, obtaining his first job with The Imperial Life Assurance Company in 1951, where he worked for twenty-seven years. In 1983, Dale moved to Calgary and worked as an actuarial consultant. Dale was a generous, kind man who supported many charities in his lifetime. He was blessed with a good sense of humour and a compassionate nature. Dale was also very involved with The United Church and a lifetime of service with Scouts Canada. He was a talented musician and loved to travel. Dale was a very loving man and will be missed by all.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY?S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Wednesday and Thursday, June 21 and June 22, 2006 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at St. Thomas United Church (100 Hawkwood Boulevard N.W.) on Friday, June 23, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 ? 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family would like to thank the various caregivers who supported Dale over the past three years.
In living memory of Dale Cosburn, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences