Dan Kane, passed away peacefully on Saturday, May 26, 2007 at the age of 79 years surrounded by his loving family.
He was born at home December 25, 1927 to Grace and John Kane, and was raised in Calgary where he attended St. Mary’s Boys School, proudly serving as an altar boy at St. Mary’s Cathedral. He met and married the love of his life, Lorraine Harvey, and together, they raised three wonderful children, John, Dianne and Darren. A model husband, father, and grandfather, Dan was involved with Cubs and Scouts as a leader for many years as well as volunteering his time to various charitable organizations. In his professional life, he worked in property management in Calgary, and was one of the founding members of what became the Calgary Landlord and Tenant Board, serving as its President for five years, and served as President of the Alberta Apartment Association. He relocated to Edmonton where he served as a Project Manager for the Alberta Government, Department of Public Works until his retirement in 1991, after which he and Lorraine moved back to Calgary to be close to their children and granddaughters.
Dan is survived by his wife Lorraine, son John (Madeleine), daughter Dianne (Greg), and son Darren; granddaughters Heather (Lindsay) and Melissa; brothers Bill, Charles, Hugh and Terry (Doris); and sisters Molly and Doreen. He was predeceased by his parents, parents-in-law; three brothers; two sisters; and son-in-law Tom Mullan.
Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Friday, June 1, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Sacred Heart Catholic Church (1307 – 14th Street S.W.) on Saturday, June 2, 2007 at 12:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alzheimer Society of Calgary, #201, 222 – 58 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 Telephone: (403) 290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com, the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o The Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2. Telephone: (403) 944 – 2433, or to “A Gift In Kind” c/o Southwood Hospice, 211 Heritage Drive S.E, Calgary, AB T2H 1M9. The family gratefully acknowledges the special care provided to Daniel by the staff at the Southwood Hospice.
In living memory of Dan Kane, 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