March 29, 1931 – March 17, 2010
David Quirin, beloved husband of Jean Quirin (nee McNamee) of Calgary, died on Wednesday, March 17, 2010.
David grew up in Strathmore; received his M.A. from the University of Alberta and his PhD in Economics from Princeton University. He taught at UBC, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, and returned to UBC before moving to Toronto where he spent the rest of his career as Professor of Finance and Economics at the U of T. After retiring, he moved back to Calgary to pursue his love of fly fishing and the outdoors.
David is survived by his devoted wife of fifty-three years, Jean, son John (Lise) of Toronto and their children Jacob and Emma, son Jim (Michelle) of Coquitlam, daughter Kathleen (Troy) of Hamilton and their son Liam, and his brother Brendan Quirin of Naperville, Illinois. He will be sadly missed by his many nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and friends.
Funeral Mass will be concelebrated at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (5340 – 4th Street S.W., Calgary, AB) on Monday, March 22, 2010 at 1:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the charity of the donor’s choice. Thank you to Dr. Shillington and Dr. Avis Boyar, Rev. J. Dowling and staff at the Rockyview General Hospital and Chinook Hospice for their kindness and compassion.
In living memory of David Quirin, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W., Calgary, AB Telephone: 1 (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences