Richard (Rick) Thomas Doe of Calgary passed away at the Foothills Medical Centre on Thursday, August 26, 2004 at the age of 51 years.
Rick was born on October 11, 1952 in Lethbridge, AB. He graduated with honours from Winston Churchill High School (Lethbridge) in 1970. Following graduation, Rick moved to Vancouver, BC where he attended Simon Fraser University and received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, during which time he married Heather McKenzie (of Medicine Hat) in 1974. In 1975 they moved to Calgary where he opened and operated The Local Lab Movie Film Services for many years. Rick managed and coached Little League baseball and enjoyed playing pool. He was also an insatiable reader. He cared deeply about his family and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Rick is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Meagan and Phil Hoetger of Calgary; and his son Nigel Doe of Vancouver. He is also survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Kathy and Bob Krystoff of Drumheller; two nieces, Kristyn and Jennifer; a special aunty, Eleanor Ross of Victoria, BC; and special friends, Heather and Danny Manzara. Rick was predeceased by his parents, Clara and Sydney,his brother Barry, and his special friend Bev McAvoy.
A Gathering will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North)on Tuesday, August 31, 2004 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 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, 1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Rick Doe, a tree will be planted at Nose Creek Valley by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, TELEPHONE: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences