August 11, 1923 – September 20, 2011
Lorne Mackie, beloved husband of Avis of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the age of 88 years.
Lorne owned and operated Mackie Agencies Ltd and Lormyr Laboratories. He took great joy hosting Calgary Dog folk at Mackie’s farm. He bred Irish Setters and was a respected All Breed Judge worldwide.
He is survived by his wife Avis of sixty-three years; three daughters, Kim (Gregg) Wilkin, Karen (Robert) Layton and Kathleen (Chris) Higgins; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
At Lorne’s request, there will be no funeral services. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to The Companion Animal Health Fund c/o Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, 52 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5B4.
In living memory of Lorne Mackie, 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