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GARDNER, Bruce

May 15, 1928 – February 26, 2010

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved husband, father and grandfather Bruce Franklin Gardner. He went home peacefully on the morning of Friday, February 26, 2010. He will be sadly missed and always loved by his wife of fifty-four years Enid; daughters Karen (Bruce) Marlow, Leah (Bill) Meeuwissen, and Diane (Troy) Elvey; grandchildren, Stephanie and Rock Marlow, Cory, Eric and Ryan Meeuwissen, Tryna, Jenna and Taryn Elvey. He is also survived by his sisters Muriel Boyer, Florence (Albert) Hartle, Ruth Flower, Jeanette (Ron) Fraser; brother Ken (Bev) Gardner; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his mother Matilda Gardner; brothers Irvine, Jack and Ed Gardner; and brother-in-law Chubby Boyer. Bruce will be loved and remembered always.

A Private Family Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Foothills Country Hospice, Box 274 Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5, Phone: 403-995-4673.

In living memory of Bruce Gardner, 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.

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  1. Susan, Dan, Kelly & Nevan Hartle :

    Dear Aunt Enid and Family,
    We are so deeply sorry for your loss.
    Uncle Bruce was a kind and loving man and he will be missed dearly.
    Hoping that your precious memories will bring you comfort.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.

    Love
    Susan, Danny, Kelly & Nevan

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  2. Muriel Boyer, Jack & Carol Boyer, Barry & Jeanette Sheasgreen, Dana & Sue Boyer, & Families :

    Dear Aunt Enid and Family,
    We can just see (Uncle)Bruce with that peaceful look and half grin on his face. Our hearts, love and prayers are with you all. May the Circle Be Unbroken….
    Love,
    Muriel, Jack & Carol, Barry & Jeanette, Dana & Sue, & Families

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  3. Sandy, Chuck and Sarah Lefley :

    Aunt Enid, Karen, Leah, Diane and families. Condolences to you all. We are certainly thinking of you at this time and our hearts go out to you. We truly loved Uncle Bruce, he was and always will be a wonderful man. We will miss him dearly.

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  4. Dell Rodway :

    Enid and family,
    I really wish I was seeing you this afternoon for a cup of tea and a visit, instead of why I’m seeing you today.
    I hope that the memories of your life together will eventually ease the pain for you…hang in there Enid!

    See you later.

    Love Dell

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  5. Tara and Derek Antosh :

    Derek and I send our deepest condolences for the passing of Bruce. He will always be remembered as a kind and loving person – and he had such a great smile. We know this is a difficult time for everyone in your family, but we are praying for peace and comfort in this challenging time and beyond.

    Sincerely,
    Tara and Derek Antosh

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  6. Dear Enid and family, so sorry to hear of your loss, Uncle Bruce’s passing. He was always so warm and friendly even when we hadn’t seen him in quite some time. May your memories help you heal, and know that he had a wonderful life with his wonderful family.
    Love,
    Kathy, Gerry, Cameron, Emily

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  7. John & Donna Hartle :

    Dear Enid and family,

    We are so sorry to hear about Uncle Bruce’s passing. He was a wonderful man and will be missed! Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. God will comfort you in this time. He can be your strength and refuge.

    Love John & Donna

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  8. Debbie Richman :

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. When I think of “Uncle Bruce” what comes to mind is that laugh (or dare I call it a giggle) that he had when he spoke… a warm and loving man. Lots of Love Todd, Debbie, Raeanne, Carly and Jordan Richman

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