October 7, 1935 – Consort, Alberta
February 17, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta
Glen (Bud) Read, beloved husband of Myrtle Read of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the age of 79 years.
Bud spent his working career in the advertising industry as a Graphic Artist. He retired after forty years with Hook Outdoor Advertising (Pattison Outdoor Advertising). Bud was a long-time member of the Royal Canadian Legion Chapelhow Branch #284. He enjoyed travelling, fifth wheeling and outdoor camping. He later took up wine making. Bud especially treasured his time spent with family and friends.
Besides his loving wife of fifty-eight years, Bud is survived by son David Read and his fiancé Laurie-Ann Beyak; six grandchildren, Amber Bergen (Steve), Shawn Read (Ashley), Christine Dalton (Matt), Crystal Evans (Brad), Stephen Beyak (Nicole) and Jennifer Beyak; nine great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers Glen J. Read (Ethel) and Gerald Orpe (Donna) and their families. Bud was predeceased by his parents Glen and Alma Read and his daughter Carol Read.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North) on Monday, February 23, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, ww.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Glen Read, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, Telephone: 403-276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences