Ronald (Ron) Neil Jackson, beloved husband of Nancy Jackson (Tardiff) of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, March 16, 2006, after a short but courageous battle with cancer, at the age of 50 years.
Ron was very involved in music, playing trombone in many bands, most recently playing with the Westwinds Band. Ron was a graduate of Personal Best Seminars and the Devry Institute (Programming) as well as an active member of Living Spirit United Church.
Besides his loving wife Nancy, Ron is survived by his children, Tracee and Marc Hamel and Robert Tardiff; and a granddaughter Morgan Yakiwchuk. He is also survived by his siblings, Richard and Brenda, Doug and Lori, Murray and Sue, and Angela and Tony Quinn; his mother and father-in-law Peg and Stan Clayton; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loving friends. Ron was predeceased by his parents Bob and Joyce Jackson.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, March 21, 2006 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at Living Spirit United Church (900 – 47 Avenue S.W.) on Wednesday, March 22, 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 (Esophageal Cancer Research), c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Ron Jackson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences