It is with great sorrow that the family of Patrick French announces his passing at the Foothills Hospital due to complications from heart surgery. He leaves behind to mourn his wife Gail; daughter Cindy (Bob) Gibson of Banff; sons Rob (Maggie), Rick Scott (Carol) of Montreal; six grandchildren; sisters Geraldine (Calgary), Frances, and Wendy (Montreal); brothers Peter (Calgary), Paul (Vancouver); numerous nieces, nephews, dear friends, and colleagues.
Patrick worked all his life in construction, recently at Albian oil sands as Construction Manager, and was looking forward to his retirement with Gail on Vancouver Island. He was a member of the Masons, Al Azhar Shriners, and Project Management Institute.
A Celebration of Patrick’s Life will be held in Calgary at a later date. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th St. N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. A special thank you to the Cardiac Unit 94 staff for their dedication and support.
In living memory of Patrick French, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E. Telephone: (403) 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences