February 3, 1942 – March 24, 2014
H. David Fordyce died suddenly surrounded by his family March 24, 2014 at Foothills Hospital.
He is survived by his loving wife of forty-eight years Marlene, son Scott (Laree) Rachel and Katelyn, daughter Erin (Dennis) Sara and Alex Molly, son James (Tiffany) Andrew, Madeleine, sister Muriel Fordyce, sister Penny (Bruce) Anderson, brother Terry(Cindy) Fordyce, half-sister Geraldine Fordyce and numerous nieces and nephews. David was predeceased by his brother Robert and his parents.
David grew up in Winnipeg where he spent many summers at Grandma’s farm. This is where his love for agriculture was formed. Later he did many exciting things including singing in a band, scuba diving and fishing trips with his dad and brother Bob. Most of his early time was spent with his family as they did everything together. After David and Marlene married in 1966 they moved to Calgary. In 1977 they moved to Okotoks to raise their family and to build his dream home. David was produce manager at Okotoks Sobeys for twenty-five years. He was a wonderful woodworker, gardener, fisherman, husband, father and grandfather.
A Celebration of David’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. The family would like to thank the entire stroke unit and ICU team at the Foothills who cared for David during his stay.
In living memory of David Fordyce, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences