August 11, 1936 – Winnipeg, MB
December 2, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Bruce Jackson, loving husband of Mona Jackson (nee Grindley) of Calgary, passed away on December 2, 2013 at the age of 77 years.
Born in Winnipeg in 1936, growing up in many cities across Canada before attending Central High School in Calgary and graduating from the University of Alberta Law School. Bruce was admitted to the bar in 1962, and practiced law at the same firm 43 years, which at the time of retirement was Fraser Milner Casgrain. In his later career, Bruce was a teacher and mentor to articling students. Bruce loved baseball, especially the Montreal Expos. He was also an avid golfer, a talented artist and for several years provided political cartoons for the Calgary Sun. In his retirement he took up watercolour painting with a passion.
A devoted family man, Bruce is survived by his wife Mona; children David (Frances), Wendy (Lyndon) and Doug; sister Elizabeth Clibbon (Peter); and grand-children Claire and Angus Jackson and Nicole and Mitchel Majid.
Funeral Services will be held at Christ Church Elbow Park (3602 – 8th Street S.W.) on Monday, December 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada, Calgary & Area Chapter, 150, 110 Quarry Park Blvd. S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 3G3 Telephone: (403) 250-7090, www.mssociety.ca . Thanks to friends and staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre.
In living memory of Bruce Jackson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences