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McPHEDRAN – Gordon Leslie

March 25, 1955 – March 17, 2011

Gordon McPhedran beloved husband of Ellen Scogin, father of Christian and Chelsey, passed away on Thursday, March 17, 2011 after a bravely fought battle with heart disease at the age of 55 years.

Gord was highly respected for his work in the Telecommunication Industry as an inventor and entrepreneur. He was an incredibly talented musician, having formed several bands through the years, most notably Nemesis, Salem and lastly, Wildcard. Gord loved to be around people. He made many dear friends and was known for his wit, sage advice and caring personality. Gord was most at home on stage, playing his guitar and singing with the band.

Gord was predeceased by his father Glen on March 9, 2011. He is survived by his wife, children, mother, (Heather) and brother, (James) as well as several close friends. You will be missed dear, and always loved.

A Tribute Evening will be held at Original Joe’s, Avenida Location (12100 Macleod Trail S.E.) on Saturday, April 16, 2011. For more information please email: Forward condolences through

In living memory of Gord McPhedran, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200.

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  1. Ellen, Christian and Chelsey,

    My thoughts are with you. I have many fond memories of Gord. We spent a lot of time laughing. Gord was a talented, generous musician and I am glad I had the privilege to know him.

    Barry (former band-mate)

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  2. Trish Hunter :

    Ellen, words can’t express how sorry I am for your loss. Please know I’m thinking of you, Chelsey and Christian and hoping that you are able to find the strength to get through this difficult time.

    Love, Trish

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  3. Our deepest condolences to the McPhedran family on their tragic loss. We had the pleasure of listening to Gord with Wild Card, both @ The Olive Grove and more recently @ The House RestoBar in Jan. They were our first band for 2011.
    R.I.P Gord
    You will be dearly missed
    Management and Staff @ The House RestoBar

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