Reed Franklin Johnson of Calgary, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2008, at the age of 83 years
Reed was born November 10, 1924 in Glenns Ferry, Idaho. He served as a Gunner in the U.S. Air Force. Reed obtained his Geophysicist degree from Brigham Young University in Utah, and worked for Geophysical Services Incorporated for thirty-five years. Reed travelled extensively during his career, which took him to South East Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. He was in England where he met Barbara Jean Putland and they married on April 23, 1962. They moved to the U.S.A. prior to moving to Calgary in 1963 where they settled and raised their family.
Reed is survived by his daughter and son, Allison Lindsay Johnson of Calgary and David Franklyn Johnson of Squamish, BC; and a sister Margie Woodall of Orem, Utah. Reed was predeceased by his wife Barbara in 1993 and his parents Ethel and Volmer Johnson.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, February 3, 2008 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. A Gathering will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Monday, February 4, 2008 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Graveside Service to follow at Eden Brook Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Lung Association, P.O. Box 4500, Station South, Edmonton, AB T6E 6K2 Telephone: 1 (888) 566 – 5864. www.ab.lung.ca. Our thanks to the staff of The Renoir, the Rockyview General Hospital Unit 57, and Dr.’s Beach and Tam for their kind, compassionate care.
In living memory of Reed Johnson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences