Dr. Andrew (Andy) James St. John passed away peacefully at his home in Calgary, AB on September 19th, 2006.
Andy was born January 5th, 1951 in Cleethorpes, England and was raised in March, England. He received a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Leeds in 1978 and soon after moved to Sarnia, Ontario to join Imperial Oil. His career with the company spanned twenty-four years and included working in Sarnia, Toronto, and most recently in Calgary. He was dedicated to his work and enjoyed volunteering his abilities and time with various organizations, including Junior Achievement and Let’s Talk Science. He was a talented soccer player; playing for March Town, English universities, and the Calgary Rangers and was a long-standing supporter of the Grimsby Town F.C. He was an avid reader, loved running, and enjoyed traveling with his family.
He will be deeply missed by his wife of twenty-nine years, Christine (Clarke). Together they raised two daughters, Lucy and Katie. He was incredibly proud of their achievements. Lucy is currently completing her third year of law school at Queen’s University after having earned an Honours B.A. in History from the University of Western Ontario. Katie is working towards completing an Honours B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Psychology and has recently been accepted to the School of Social Work at King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario. He is lovingly remembered by Michael Dwyer; his brother-in-law Steven Clarke; Steven’s partner Sandra Watkins; his nieces, Sarah and Emily, and their mother Catherine Clarke.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, September 24, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. Please forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Dr. Andrew Main, 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