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MCGRUTHER, Wallace Franklin “Frank”

December 25, 1924 – Montreal, QC
February 28, 2014 – Calgary, AB

Frank McGruther, beloved husband of Margaret of Calgary, died peacefully in his sleep on Friday, February 28, 2014 at the age of 89 years.

He was born on Christmas Day, 1924 in Montreal. Frank was for many years a member of the Cal-O-Rail model railway club, as well as the Calgary Sketch Club and the Bow Waters Canoe Club. He was a volunteer with the Kerby Centre for more than twenty years.

Besides his loving wife Margaret, Frank is the father of Rosemary, grandfather of Garett Ross and Claire Rose, brother of Marjorie Neville and Phyllis Gladwish both of Ontario.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3, Telephone: (403)290-0110, www.alzheimercalgary.com.

In living memory of Frank McGruther, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Park Cochrane by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.

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  1. Dear Margaret; You and Frank stay very much in my memory the days David and I were attenders of the Calgary Community of friends. It now seems so long ago. We valued our relationship with the Community of Friends and especially your loyalty and devotion to the membership. My condolences to you and you family. David died a year ago January 1.
    Sincerely
    Kit

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  2. Rodney Veinotte :

    Sorry to read of the passing of your loved one, in the future Jehovah God promises that death will be no more, (Revelation 21:4).

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  3. Robin Rogers :

    May all the good memories help you to deal with losing Frank. I hope that you are also comforted by his loving spirit holding you in the Light.

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  4. Dear Margaret and family,
    Please accept my sincere condolences. I knew Frank from Kerby Centre when he was a volunteer for so many years and when he was a participant in the Adult Day Program. He was a lovely man, I’m so glad to have known him. He spoke so proudly of his love for you Margaret and for your family.
    Take good care,
    Ann

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  5. Dear Margaret and Family,
    Sorry for your lose. Frank will be missed by all who came to know him.

    Walk in the light,

    Kate

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