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Overland, Howard William

At the age of 50, Howard, affectionately known as “Duck”, passed away on March 8, 2008, with his loving wife and daughter by his side, in Calgary. With courage, class, and dignity, Howard fought a valiant battle against cancer that was diagnosed in Nov. 2007. His career in sales and marketing took him from his hometown of Vancouver, to Edmonton, Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Toronto, Chicago, Aurora and, though short-lived, back to his immediate family in Calgary. Duck’s amazing people skills and witty sense of humor enveloped the hearts of many extended family members, friends, co-workers, and strangers alike. Howard is survived by his bride of 22 years, Nada, his cherished daughter Jessica Jones, his son-in-law Sean and his grandchildren Peyton and Sawyer, his pride and joy. He also leaves his brother Bob (Marilyn) and sister Anne Prentice (Bryan) of Vancouver and their families, as well as a huge network of extended family and close friends too numerous to mention. He is pre-deceased by his father Sidney and mother Florence. Family and friends will gather on Friday, March 21, 2008 from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at The Lodge at Spurway Gardens, 235 Keith Rd. West Vancouver, BC, to remember and celebrate this amazing man. There will also be a Memorial Life Celebration to take place on Saturday, May 3rd, 2008, at Lady Eaton Hall in King City, ON from 2:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Forward condolences through to In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to Calgary Health Trust – Neurosciences, Units 111 and 112, Suite 800, 11012 MacLeod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2J 6A5, Telephone: (403)943-0615, . Or the trust set up in his name, to support the continuation of his dream. You may contact family or friends for details in this regard. Howard’s family would like to extend their utmost gratitude and thanks to the staff and doctors (in particular Dr. Hamilton) of Foothills Hospital in Calgary on Units 111, 112 and ICU who provided amazing care and attention to him. We would especially like to thank Ron Prince, to whom we will always hold a special place in our hearts. We would also like to thank all the staff at Southwood Hospice for providing great care and comfort in his final days. In living memory of Howard Overland, 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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