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McKINNON – Donald

May 13, 1925 – June 5, 2011

Donald McKinnon, beloved husband of Muriel of Calgary, passed away on June 5th 2011 at the age of 85 years.

Born in Fort McLeod, raised in the Hamlet of Monarch AB. At the age of 18 he joined the Air Force to defend the crown. After the war he moved his family to Calgary. In 1968 Don went to India as a missionary, to help the people there, maintain and drill water wells. The rest of Don’s life was spent in Calgary. Don had three children through two marriages, five grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Don is survived by his children, Patricia, Judy, Tim; and his grandchildren, Phillip, Michael, Spencer, Katrina and Tatiana.

Don was predeceased by his two Brothers Johnny and Bill and his sister Joyce. Don was the last member of his family to pass.

There will be no public services, but rather an intimate graveside service for family and friends at the Burnsland Cemetery on Monday June 13th, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through Please do not send flowers but instead please make a donation to the Calgary Zoological and Botanical Gardens, in Don’s name.

In living memory of Don McKinnon, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. Don and I spent many years working together at the Calgary Aerospace Museum and became great working partners on many projects. We certainly miss his help and cheerful nature. I’d like to offer my sincere condolences to the family at this time.

    Owen Wright

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  2. I wish to express my condolences on Don’s passing. Throughout the years I always considered Don to be an enthusiastic, compassionate and helpful friend.

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