August 30, 1951 – Port Arthur, ON
September 15, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Ted, beloved husband of Cyrene Leach (nee Daly) of Calgary, AB, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at the age of 62 years from a 20 month battle with cancer.
Ted and family moved from Edmonton to Calgary in 1994. Ted was employed at Worley Parsons as a Lead Pipeline Designer. His main interest was golf; joining the Confederation Park men’s golf league 15 years ago and enjoyed every Wednesday night game.
Ted enjoyed travelling. He, Cyrene and children traveled to Australia and over the past years vacationed in Mexico and Hawaii. They also took many family vacations from the Okanogan to Florida.
Nothing was more important to Ted than his family and friends. He was a great husband, father and grandfather. He spent quality time interacting in every aspect of his children’s lives. He took great interest in their development and supported them with any decisions they made. He cherished his two grandsons. He was blessed to have watched Connor and Kyle grow to be wonderful young boys.
He was a great friend. His friendships were based upon loyalty and trust. Once a friend, always a friend. He will be missed by many people at their RV Park. On the weekends he looked forward to a great game of golf, happy hour, BBQs and evening bonfires with them.
Ted is survived by his loving wife of 42 wonderful years, Cyrene; his daughter Keri (Dale); his son Kristian (Lyndsey); his grandsons Connor and Kyle Leach; his siblings Jane (Doug) Diamond, Doug (Maryanne) Leach, Debbie (Mark) Elun, Todd Leach, Shannon Stoyko, Lori (Jim) Olinyk and Sean (Bev) Leach; and many nieces and nephews.
Ted was predeceased by his mother, Lenore Norris and his father Edward Leach.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Friday, September 20, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial or to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, #204, 1608 – 17 Avenue SW, Calgary, AB T2T 0E3 Telephone: (403) 255-7100, www.jdfc.ca
The family would like to thank the following medical team for their care and support over the past 20 months: Dr. E Liu, Dr. A Graham, Dr. J Easaw, Dr. R Sinha, Colleen Culthburt, and Dr. E Dixon. Thank you to the medical staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Center and Foothills Hospital. The family also sincerely thanks the wonderful staff at Agape Hospice for exquisite care and for making Teds last days comfortable and peaceful.
In living memory of Ted Leach, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences