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MILLER, Leonard

December 10, 1929 – May 9, 2012

Leonard Miller passed away peacefully on Wednesday May 9, 2012 at 1:12 a.m. the age of 82 years, 4 months, 28 days 1 hour 12 minutes surrounded by love.

Len (Smiley) was born at home near Linacre, Sask. the 6th of 9 children. Not only was Len devoted and proud of his family, he was also heavily involved in the community. He retired from CP rail in 1990 after 42 years of service and led an active happy life. He was a golfer, dancer, gardener, cook, singer, volunteer, egg scrambler, president… Len would often say Jack of all trades Master of none. He was much loved, much respected and will be missed by all the lives he touched.

Len is survived by Jean (Scott) his Beloved wife of 60 years, his Children Deborah (Ken) Dale (Sue) Fay (Gord) Monica (Ed), and his Grandchildren Tom, Misty (David) Michelle (Asa) Danielle (Jay) Trinette (Dustin) Randi (Drew) Scott (Rachel-Ann) Jessica. Great-grandchildren Rachel, Jon, Caleb, Ava, Logan, Riker, Audrey and Brilynn Siblings Ella, Bertha, Herb, Earl, sisters and brothers in-law and extended families

He was predeceased by his daughter Peggy Lee and his siblings; Edwin, Alma, Freda and Irvin.

A celebration of Lens life will be held at the Greater Forest Lawn Seniors Center (3425 26 Avenue S.E.) on Tuesday May 15, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email

In living memory of Leonard Miller, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside Memorial Chapel, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.

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  1. Linda, Rick, Kyla,Taaryn Miller and John Hartt :

    So sorry to hear of Len’s passing. We know he will be missed by all who knew and loved him. I only found out about his nickname Smiley yesterday but it so suited him! I never saw him without that easy smile. Linda

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  2. Brenda Norfollk :

    Thinking of you in your time of grief Auntie.. I have wonderful childhood memories of having so much fun at your place in Empress and ncle Smilie always chuckling at our silly antics. Love you Brenda

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  3. Leonard S Miller :

    I will always love and miss this stubborn man, he will always be an example that hard work and how you treat those around you are the best gifts you can give. I love you all, Millers, Scotts, and etc. know that he will always be smiling knowing that we love and respected him. God bless him for brightening our lives so much.

    Leonard Scott Miller
    Grandson to Smiley

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  4. Chris, Lucie, Michael and Daniel Joyce :

    Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow Please accept our heartfelt condolences. With love, Chris, Lucie, Michael and Daniel.

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