November 14, 1937 – Kelowna, BC
September 24, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Donald “Don” George Findlater of Calgary, passed away surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at the age of 76 years.
Don was born on November 14, 1937 in Kelowna, BC, and spent most of his childhood in Gilbert Plains, MB. Don led an active lifestyle and loved to hike and walk. He loved sports, especially baseball, curling and golf, which he participated in over his life.
Don is lovingly remembered by his children, Brooke Findlater (Steve) and Brett Findlater (Cheryl); grandchildren, Brendon (Elyse), Kelsey, Alex, Devon and Kristen; great-grandchildren Teagan and Brooklen; twin brother Ron; special friend Doris; nieces Debbie, Leslie, Shelley; nephew Tim; and all those who were lucky enough to have met him. He was predeceased by his father Ingles “Ingy”, mother Jessica “Jay”, sister Jacqueline “Jackie” and brother Arthur “Art”.
As per Don’s wishes, there will be no funeral service. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Don’s urn will be interred in Gilbert Plains, MB where he had so many fond childhood memories. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email firstname.lastname@example.org or to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, www.calgaryhumane.ca.
In living memory of Don Findlater, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences