April 15, 1962 – January 6, 2011
With much sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Shan D. Gross at the age of 48 years, at his home due to complications from Marfan Syndrome.
Shan was born and raised in Calgary. He enjoyed music, the written word, cycling, rollerblading and spending time with family and friends. He made many close friends through his socializing, work and volunteer efforts.
He is survived by his sister Pamela Deines, her husband Lyle, and niece Lindsay, the light of his life. Predeceased by his mother Delores Gross and father Donald Gross.
A celebration of life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, January 13, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Interment to follow at Queen’s Park. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Marfan Association, Box 42257 Centre Plaza Postal Outlet 128 Queen Street S, Mississauga, ON L5M 4Z0, Telephone: 1-866-722-1722 or to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 – 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 0X5 Telephone: (403) 269-1319, www.theseed.ca or to the World Vision Canada, P.O. Box 76067, #240, 70 Shawville Boulevard SE Calgary, AB T2Y 2Z9 Telephone: (403) 254-6460, www.worldvision.ca.
In living memory of Shan Gross, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences