Al Hrdlicka of Calgary passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2006 after a brief struggle with cancer at the Canmore General Hospital, at the age of 60 years.
Al was born on December 17, 1945 in Glasgow, Scotland. He immigrated to Canada in 1946, settling in Alberta. As a young man, Al moved to Fort St. John, BC and started a family. He later moved back to Alberta to continue his career in the oil and gas industry.
Al is remembered by his children, Judi (Bill Hilker), Robert (Bradyann Pecusik) and their mother Jodi Watson, and Julie (Keith MacIntyre), and her mother Bonnie Hrdlicka; nine grandchildren Beth, Thomas, Tiana, Taylor, Tristan, Zack, Max, Laura, and Melanie. He is also survived by his siblings Donald (Rose) Williams and Elizabeth (Jason Knudtson). Al was predeceased by his parents Tom and Betty Hrdlicka.
A Celebration of Al?s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY?S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Friday, November 24, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433 or the Canmore General Hospital, 1100 Hospital Place, Canmore, AB T1W 1N2.
In living memory of Al Hrdlicka, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences