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MELGRAVE – Dr. Anthony Paul

November 16, 1926 – May 23, 2011

We sadly announce the passing of Dr. Anthony Paul Melgrave, who died peacefully at the Peter Lougheed Hospital on May 23, 2011 at the age of 84.

Dr. Anthony was born and raised in London, England. After serving a tour of duty in the British Military, he pursued a career in medicine as an anaesthesiologist. Dr. Anthony worked firstly in the U.S., then in Saskatchewan, before putting down permanent roots in Calgary, AB in the mid 50’s. He pursued his career diligently until retiring in 1986. Outside of work Tony was a strong lover and supporter of the performing arts, gardening, travelling and his model railway.

Tony is survived by his son Ben, his dear friend Judy, and other close friends and supporters he met through out his life.

A Memorial Service will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca., or to the Calgary Model Railway Society 200 – 6100 Macleod Trail SW, Unit 2 PO Box 8071, Station A Calgary, Alberta T2H 0H7

In living memory of Dr. Anthony Melgrave, 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. Patti Shannon :

    Hi Ben,
    I am very sorry to hear of the loss of your father Tony. I have known him as a neighbor for many years and he was always kind to our family. Indeed my young boys had the priviledge of seeing his wonderful train set!!
    Best,
    Patti Shannon

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  2. Fatima nasser :

    I had the great pleasure In meeting Tony at the PLC hospital , he was never a patient of mine however we had very great moments together, the moment I met him I knew he was a very unique and special man and he truly touched my heart. God bless his kindred spirit.
    Pls accept my greatest condolences.
    Fatima Nasser

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  3. Daphne Sloma :

    Dear Ben, I have only just heard of your Dad”s death. Tony was my first cousin and although we have not seen each other for many years we kept in touch. He was a truly lovely man and in our youth we were close friends, I send you my heartfelt sympathy at this time. I guess that makes us second cousins, Tony”s Mother was my Mothers sister. Take care of yourself. Love Daphne (known as Diane)

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