October 18, 1940 – April 2, 2013
Robert passed away peacefully at his home on April 2, 2013 at the age of 72 years.
Robert was born on October 18, 1940 in Pincher Creek. He grew up on his parents’ farm in Pincher Creek and received his Chemical Engineering Degree at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. He spent many years travelling the world working in the oil patch before settling in Calgary with his wife Ardele (nee Allison). Always the family man, he enjoyed coaching his sons’ baseball, hockey and soccer teams as well as fishing and hunting whenever he had the chance. He will be remembered as a great father, loving husband and fun-loving friend.
He is survived by his three children Robert, Christopher and Jonathan; his sisters Jean (Parker) and Eileen (McGlynn) and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Ardele; his brother Sam; and sisters Marg and Maize. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
In living memory of Robert McAuley, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences