Douglas (Doug) Charles Monaghan, beloved husband and loving father, of Calgary, passed away suddenly on Sunday, December 30, 2007.
Doug was born July 31, 1966 in Estevan, SK and passed away with his daughter Amy in a motor vehicle accident near Golden, B.C. Doug graduated from the engineering program at the University of Calgary in 1988 and finished his MBA at the University of Western Ontario in 1992. He was an avid sports enthusiast and resourceful and devoted parent. Doug included his entire family in his enjoyment of sailing, skiing, hiking, boating, biking and camping. As Amy once wrote, “My favourite things to do with Dad are swimming, biking, reading books and being silly!”
He is survived by his loving wife, Jennifer; and his five year old son, Rylan. He is also survived by his sister Cathy and her husband Henry; nieces and nephews Stephanie, Daniel, Renèe, and Janine of Brooks, AB; his brother Bob and his wife Jennifer and their children, Tessa and Declan of Kelowna, BC; as well as his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Herb and Pat Lede of Leduc, AB; his brother and sister-in-law, Mark Lede and Kate Anderson of Toronto, ON; as well as many other friend, relatives, and business associates. Doug was predeceased by his daughter Kira Jean in 2000 and his parents Charles and Pat Monaghan of Brooks, Alberta.
Funeral Services will be held at Advent Lutheran Church (11 Scenic Acres Gate N.W.) on Saturday, January 5, 2008 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Kira and Amy Monaghan Memorial Foundation, Calgary Health Trust, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca .
In living memory of Doug Monaghan, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.Print This Obituary & Condolences