October 5, 1938 – November 21, 2012
Robert (Bob)McLaren beloved husband of Bev McLaren of Calgary passed away on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at the age of 74 years.
Bob was an enthusiastic golfer, and in 2010, took up snowshoeing, until illness overtook him.
Besides his loving wife Bev, Bob is survived by his sister-in-law Grace Crowell of Etobicoke, ON; three nieces, Andrea Giffin of Ottawa, ON, and Jo-Ann Dawson and Heather Crowell both of Toronto, ON. He was predeceased by his parents William R. McLaren and Agnes McLaren; and by niece Diana Campbell.
At Bob’s request, no funeral service will be held. Cremation has taken place. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: 1 (866) 412-4222. www.albertacancer.ca/memorial. Grateful thanks to Dr. Scot Dowden for his care of Bob, and to Janice and Borris Boyenko, Janet and John MacLeod, Lisa Lindquist, Gord Lindquist and Andrea Giffin for their kindness and support during Bob’s illness.
In living memory of Robert McLaren, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences