February 16, 1948 – Camrose, AB
December 29, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Harold McBain beloved husband of the late Marilyn McBain passed away in Calgary on Monday, December 29, 2014 at age of 66 years.
Born and raised in Camrose, AB, Harold attended U of C from 1967 – 1976 receiving his Dip. Ed, B. Ed, and M. Ed.
He met Marilyn Irwin in Camrose and they married in Calgary in 1976. Harold was employed with the Calgary Board of Education for 37 years, serving as teacher and principal in a number of schools where he had the opportunity to work with a significant number of students, staff and parents.
Harold believed in volunteering and serving the community and had been active in many organizations. He was founding President of the Centre for Suicide Prevention and a member of the Alberta Mental Health Board, served on the Board of The Church of God in Western Canada, and past Director of Education for Tsuu T’ina Nation Education. He was a member of Central office staff with the Alberta Teacher’s Association and maintained his membership with the Chartered Psychologists. Harold was also President and CEO of We Cater in Canmore for the past seven years.
Harold is survived by his mother Grethe McBain of Camrose; brother Bob McBain of Sexsmith, AB and brother-in-law and sister-in-law Tom and Sybille Irwin of Fair Oaks, CA; nieces and nephews and their spouses Robert and Kristen McBain, Daryn and Jolene McBain, Andrea McBain, Richard and Lindy Irwin, Cherilyn and Rich Ansley, Leslie and Steve Weseman, Kay and Johnny Morgan, Tab and Sheree Irwin, Sean and Tracy Irwin and numerous great nieces and nephews. A kind thoughtful man, Harold had a host of friends who will miss him dearly.
A Celebration of Harold’s Life will be held at the Glamorgan Church of God (4715 – 45 Street S.W., Calgary, AB) on Friday, January 9, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
In living memory of Harold McBain, 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