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DAWSON, Donald Ralph

April 25, 1943 – Sidney, BC
August 29, 2013 – Calgary, AB

Donald Dawson, beloved husband of Lorraine Marie Dawson (nee Lyda) of Cochrane, passed away on Thursday, August 29, 2013 at the age of 70 years.

Donald was born in Sidney, BC on April 25, 1943. He married Lorraine on December 16, 1964. He was employed as Chief Ranger for Alberta Forestry from 1962 until his retirement in 1997, moving the family from Jumping Pound, Edson, Grande Cache and Alder Flats. He was a member of Pioneer Acres, where he kept his beloved antique tractor.

Besides his loving wife Lorraine, Donald is survived by his three sons Donald, Michael and Timothy (Wanda) Dawson; daughter Tracey Dawson; son-in-law Marty Coates; grandchildren Cassandra, Nathaniel, and Jordon; and sister Fern Phillips. He was predeceased by his grandson Anthony Dawson; as well as his parents Ruel and Frances Dawson.

A Celebration of Donald’s Life will be held at 148 Powell Street, Cochrane, AB, on Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Don Dawson, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane Funeral Home, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE. Telephone: (403) 932-4740.

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