April 27, 1920 – Edmonton, AB
September 18, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Ian Crawford, husband, father, and grandfather, passed away peacefully on Wednesday September 18, 2013 at the age of 93. Ian is survived by his children; Doug (Jenny) Crawford, Holly Crawford, Sharon Crawford and Mary-Lynn (Russ) Wardle, his beloved grandchildren; Meaghan, Scott and Samana. Ian was predeceased by his wife Hazel in 2003.
Ian was born in Edmonton and as the son of a coal miner lived in many small mining towns in Alberta, including Nordegg, Mercoal and Coleman. Ian attended Queen Victoria High School in Edmonton graduating at 16. He received a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Geology from the University of Alberta. He settled in Calgary and worked for Shell Oil for 46 years. Ian was a member of Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club for more than 50 years and was an avid bowler and curler at the Glencoe Club. After retirement in 1985 Ian and Hazel made annual trips to California in the spring to avoid Calgary’s winters, get an early start to the golf season and to enjoy the company of many friends who lived in southern California.
A Celebration of Ian’s Life will be held at Canyon Meadows Golf and Country Club 12501 – 14 Street S.W. Calgary, AB, on Monday, September 30, 2013 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Ian and his family wish to thank the staff at Chinook Hospice and the Chinook Care Centre for their dedicated and loving care.
In living memory of Ian Crawford, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences