Eric Oliver Olson, beloved husband of Caroline Olson, passed away on Wednesday, May 14, 2008 at the age of 52 years.
Eric was born on March 16, 1956 in Winnipeg, MB. Since graduating from DeVry in 1976, he has worked in the engineering field in many capacities, with his most recent place of employment being Jacob’s Engineering. Eric earned his CIM designation in 1994 after four years of evening study with an honours diploma. He had a passion for music which he lived out through his playing with numerous bands.
Besides his loving wife Caroline, Eric is survived by three sons, Cory, Dallas and Andrew; and his daughter from a previous marriage Katherine; as well as numerous extended family. Eric was predeceased by his parents Martin and Eva.
A Celebration of Eric’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Saturday, May 24, 2008 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly Foothills Country Hospice Society, Box 274, Okotoks, AB T1S 1A5 Telephone: 403-995-4673. The family wishes to thank Dr. Martin Harvey, Dr. Walter Hader (of the Foothills Medical Centre), the staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Clinic and the Foothills Country Hospice, the staff and parents of the Deer Run School, Urban Divide (a band which put on a benefit for the family), and the many friends and caring neighbours who have shown their support through this difficult time.
In living memory of Eric Olson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences