December 29, 1964 – January 2, 2015
On Friday, January 2, 2015, Michael Glenmore Gordon of Calgary, passed away suddenly in Tanzania, Africa while pursuing a passionate life, as he lived every day of his 50 years.
Michael was born in Wolverhampton, England on December 29, 1964 and immigrated to Canada with his family as a young boy. He grew up in Edmonton, where he graduated from N.A.I.T. with a Diploma in Chemical Technology and pursued a successful lifelong career in Sales.
Michael’s passion for all things in life shone through especially in his love for football (“Go Bengals!”), hockey, marathon running and golf. He made friends wherever he went and no one who met him will ever forget him.
Michael and his beloved wife Petra raised three children. He was predeceased by his two sons on December 22, 2014 and lives on through his family; wife Petra, daughter Ashley, parents Glenmore and Veronica Gordon, siblings Sandra, Sharon (Paul), Tony (Dawn) and their children. He is also lovingly remembered by his extended family and many life long friends.
A Private Celebration for Michael and his sons will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street S.E.) on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to S.T.A.R.S. (Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society), Box 570, 1441 Aviation Park N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 8M7 Telephone: (403) 295-1811, www.stars.ca.
In living memory of Michael Gordon, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th STREET S.E. Telephone: 403-203-0525.Print This Obituary & Condolences