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HARRISON, Ruth Marion (nee McGillis)

March 22, 1939 – September 29, 2011

Ruth Harrison of Calgary passed away on Thursday, September 29, 2011, after a courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 72 years.

Ruth is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Leon and Sandy Harrison; daughter Sheryl Harrison; seven grandchildren and a great-grandson. She is also survived by her sister Virginia McGillis, her brother Peter McGillis, brother-in-law Randall Bucar, nieces and nephews. Ruth was predeceased by her son Ricky Harrison; her daughter Audrey Harrison; her sisters Violet Bucar and Betty Ann Wells; and her parents Jim and Anne McGillis.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, October 7, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen’s Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Foothills Country Hospice Society, P.O. Box 274, Okotoks, AB, Telephone: (403) 995-4673,

In living memory of Ruth Harrison, 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.

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  1. Dave Engelman :

    Fond memories coming back to mind.
    Hoping you and your family are well.

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  2. Shirley Tetrault :

    Sheryl & Leon – I am so sorry to read about your mom, Ioften think of her and you as well. Take care of yourselves, Love always, |Aunite| Shirley.

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  3. It is with great sadness to hear of this, but I am sure she is in a better place now. Take care, if you need anything. Love Corey

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