On Tuesday, January 23, 2007, in his 90th year, Douglas Albert Ford died in Christ.
He was ordained a priest in 1942 and consecrated Bishop of Saskatoon, in 1970. He served his Lord with love, joy and dedication in the Anglican Dioceses of Calgary and Saskatoon.
Bishop Ford is survived by his loving family: his wife of sixty-two years, Doris; his two sons, Michael (Simon) of Toronto and Stephen (Gloria) of Calgary; his daughter, Kathryn, of Saskatoon; his grandchildren, Rebecca (Aaron), Reena (John), Elizabeth, Tamasin, Simon (Jill), Samantha (Jan), and Jonathan; and six great-grandchildren.
A Memorial Service will be held at Cathedral Church of the Redeemer (218 ‘ 7th Avenue S.E.) Calgary on Saturday, January 27, 2007 at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment Service in the Columbarium at St. John’s Cathedral, Saskatoon will occur at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family wishes to express its great appreciation to all who ministered to Douglas on Unit 112 at the Foothill’s Hospital and at the Agapé Hospice. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588 or to the St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Building Fund, 1611 St. Andrew’s Place N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 3Y4.
In living memory of Rt. Rev. Douglas, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences