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Pearce, Albert

Al Pearce of Calgary, beloved husband to Audrey, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 24, 2009, at the age of 76 years, after a brief battle with cancer.

Al devoted himself to the service of others, whether through his career with the R.C.M.P, his law practice, Rotary, as a mentor, friend, father, or even as a stranger. He was an innovative entrepreneur driven by endless curiosity and energy. Al was extremely proud of his service through Rotary and enjoyed perfect attendance for thirty-five years, interrupted only by his first battle with cancer twenty-five years ago.

Al is lovingly remembered by his wife and best friend Audrey; sons, Andrew and daughter-in-law Lorna Saunders, Craig and daughter-in-law Kirsten; daughters, Gayle and son-in-law Malcolm Brekkie, Roanna Rude, He is also lovingly remembered by six grandchildren who brought him much joy, Kaila and Craig Rude, Ceci and Maddie Brekkie, and Declan and Griffin Pearce. He was predeceased by his son-in-law Colin Rude in 2008.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, April 30, 2009 at 2:30p.m. Forward condolences through In lieu of flowers, it is the family’s wish that you pass on an act of kindness to others as this is how Al lived his life.

In living memory of Albert Pearce, 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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  1. Warren Forest :

    Al Pearce, I miss you.

    During an impressionable period of my life you were a father figure to me. A friend. And most important, my mentor. You taught me the ethical practice of law, lessons I carry forward to this day in my own law practice.

    Thank you.

    Warren Forest

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