Gordon George Laing, beloved husband of Betty Kingsmith of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 20, 2004 at the age of 78 years.
Gord was born March 20, 1925 in Winnipeg, MB and served overseas during World War II. He had many interests but first and foremost he was a humanitarian and environmentalist. In his younger days he loved flying, stock car racing, scuba diving, and many other sports. He was an inventor and an entrepreneur. Gord was an active member of the A.C.T. – U.C.T for many years.
Besides his loving wife Betty, Gord is also survived by his two daughters, Ramona (Don) of Stroud, ON and Nansi (Shane) of San Diego, CA; two grandchildren; a sister Doreen of Moosomin, SK; five stepchildren; and thirteen stepgrandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, January 23, 2004 at 10:30 A.M. To forward condolences go to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, #204, 1608 – 17 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0E3. Telephone: (403) 255-7100. www.jdrf.ca.
In living memory of Gordon Laing, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., CALGARY, TELEPHONE: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences