Dr. Bruce MacLean, died gently at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary, on Friday, November 21, 2003 at the age of 77 years.
Bruce was loved and will be missed by his wife Joycelyn (Joy Coyles), son Jock (Vancouver), son Douglas (Kasia) (Calgary), daughter Catherine Cagniart (Francis) (Paris), daughter Elizabeth (Beth) (Calgary) and was predeceased by daughter Janet (Saskatoon). Grandfather to Philip and Gabriella (Calgary), Cedric, Alexis and Nicolas (Paris), Matthew and Rachel (Calgary). Bruce is also survived by his brother Dr. John A. MacLean (Toronto) and sister-in-law Margaret MacLean (Ottawa). Bruce was predeceased by his sisters, Jessie, Elizabeth (Betty Tilley), Jean and his brother Roderick (Rod).
Bruce was a family doctor in Owen Sound, ON for twenty-five years. In 1977 he moved to Edmonton to work with the Workers’ Compensation Board and concluded his working life there. In 1997, Bruce and Joy moved to Calgary.
In his life, Bruce was a backyard ice rink maker, a sailor (lightning class), a curler (on good days), a golfer (short but straight), a bridge player (white hot), a cross word puzzler (expert) and a great lover of classical music.
On Friday, November 28, 2003 at 2:00 P.M. a Service to honour Bruce’s life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel, (14441 Bannister Road S.E.).
Donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta would be appreciated (1825 Park Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 3Y6).
In living memory of Dr. Bruce MacLean, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES.Print This Obituary & Condolences