September 17, 1930 – May 2, 2010
On Sunday, May 2nd, Derek passed away peacefully at home after a courageous fight against pancreatic cancer and other complications with his beloved wife Edith of fifty-seven years at his side.
Derek will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his daughter Genine (Greg); sons, Brian (Lynn) and Neil (Julie); his treasured granddaughters, Laura, Sarah, Christine, and Tiana; grandson Taylor (Kim); great-grandson Gage; brother-in-law Cliff Hughson and family.
A Celebration of Derek’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, May 8, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta, Suite 302, 609 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 2A1, www.kidscancercare.ab.ca. You may forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Derek Houghton, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences