February 16, 1937 – Vancouver, BC
July 20, 2014 – Calgary, AB
Thomas (Tom) Tsumoru Mura of Calgary, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at the age of 77 years.
Tom is survived by his beloved wife Mariko (Marie); children Marilee (Dave) Utas and Brock (Moira); and grandchildren, John, Kate, Tom, Jack, and Lizzie. Tom will be lovingly remembered by his sisters Jeanine Yokes (Yosh) Terakita and Betty Kyokes Mura (Rick Kelday); and his brothers Ken and Henry. He will be remembered as a happy and loving son-in-law, brother-in-law, and uncle to many. He was predeceased by his parents Kuniyei and Teruko and his sister, Nancy.
Tom was born in Vancouver, BC on February 16, 1937 and grew up in Southern BC, Moose Jaw, SK and Southern Alberta. He moved to Calgary to attend the Alberta College of Art and became a commercial artist, eventually branching out on his own. Tom will be fondly remembered by both his children and grandchildren as their biggest supporter in any of their endeavors; especially their swim meets, hockey, soccer and lacrosse games. Tom truly lived for his family, friends and fishing.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Gathering at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, July 28, 2014 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, please take the time to remember your favorite memory of Tom and cherish those in your life.
In living memory of Tom Mura, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences