July 10, 1948 – Edmonton, Alberta
September 15, 2014 – Calgary, Alberta
Gordon beloved husband of Elizabeth Joan Marr (nee Lock) of Calgary, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the age of 66 years.
Gordon Forryan Marr was a loving father, husband, brother and friend. Born July 10th, 1948 in Edmonton, Alberta, Gordon pursued a lifelong passion for music, working with Rideau Music for over thirty years. Playing classical guitar was a way of conveying his passion for life, love and friendship. He was fond of solitude and enjoyed biking, nature, hiking and poetry. Gordon was a lifelong learner and teacher and all who knew him learned from him. He was a profound thinker.
Gordon is survived by his son Courtney (Nicole), grandchildren Penny and Rand, sister Jane Heavyside (Michael), nephew and niece Julian and Paige. He is predeceased by his parents Avard and Barbara Marr.
At Gordon’s request no service will be held. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice #1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195.
In living memory of Gordon Marr, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences