February 24, 1955 – January 14, 2010
MACDONALD, D. LORNE – 54, of Calgary, died Thursday, January 14, 2010 in Foothills Medical Centre.
Born in Toronto, he was the eldest son of Dr. Doreen Macdonald of Mississauga, ON, and the late Dr. Frank Macdonald. A professor of English at the University of Calgary, he was a respected scholar of Romantic and Gothic literature.
Aside from his mother and stepfather, Peter Zaharuk, he is survived by sisters, Clare (Surinder) Dhiman of Joliet, IL, and Sylvia Macdonald (Layne Francis) of Chester Grant, NS; brother Jock (Susan) of Toronto; nieces, Randeep Dhiman (Adam Kollin) of Cleveland, OH, Kiran Dhiman of Ann Arbour, MI, Sarah (Daniel) Soucy of Toronto, and Tara Dhiman of Joliet; and nephews, Alex (Jessica) Macdonald of Toronto, and Ravinder Dhiman of Joliet.
A Memorial Gathering will be held at the Husky Oil Great Hall, Rozsa Centre, University of Calgary (2500 University Drive N.W.) on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 3:30 p.m. A Memorial Service will be held at St. Stephen’s-on-the-Hill United Church (998 Indian Road, Mississauga, ON) on Saturday, April 24, 2010.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org or forwarded through to www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Lorne’s memory may be made directly to Haiti earthquake relief efforts or to Doctors Without Borders Canada, 402 – 720 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ON M5S 2T9, Telephone: 1-800-982-7903.
In living memory of Lorne Macdonald, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences