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REEDER, Douglas “Doug” William

December 10, 1964 – Calgary, Alberta
April 19, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

Doug Reeder, beloved husband of Vicky Reeder (nee Gabbin) of Calgary, passed away on April 19, 2017 at the age of 52 years.

Doug will be remembered for being genuine, he was a hard worker and proud of all his accomplishments including his family. He had many passions: golfing, fishing, remote control planes his greatest being a love of music; he played the trumpet and guitar. Doug loved to watch all sports especially his New York Giants, NASCAR and Formula One racing. His love of family and the way he took care of his dogs was just one way he showed how genuine he was. Doug will be lovingly remembered by everyone who had the privilege of knowing him.

Doug is survived by his loving wife, Vicky Reeder; daughter Erika Reeder; sister and brother-in-law, Lucille and Randy Selmanovic; brother-in-law, Robert Gabbin; sister-in-law, Linda Gabbin; cousins, Murray, Perry, Cindy, Linda, Cheryl, Kim, Kevin and Richard. He will be sorely missed by his daily companion, his dog Riley. Doug was predeceased by his parents, Bill and Ruby Reeder as well as mother-in-law Edda Gabbin.

Thank you to the numerous friends and family during this difficult time. A special thank you to his long time doctor, Dr. Hardin who supported Doug throughout his struggles over the past few years.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Arthritis Society, #300, 1301 – 8th Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 1B7 Telephone: (403) 228-2571 or 1 (800) 321-1433. www.arthritis.ca. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Douglas Reeder, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Julie and Ken McKeeman :

    Vicky and Erika,
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family.

    Julie And Ken McKeeman

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  2. Ken McWhinnie :

    So sorry to hear about your loss. Doug was a great character and will be greatly missed.

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  3. Joe and Maria Wood (Bacchiega) :

    Dear Vicky and Erica:

    Joe and I are so sorry to hear of Doug’s passing. Words cannot begin to even explain what you must be going through. We can only hope that your memories and the love he had for you can see you through this hard time. You have a beautiful angel watching over you.

    Joe and Maria Wood

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  4. Vicky, My heart felt condolences to you and your family. I worked with Doug at RCPL and then CH2M Hill and he was always full of energy and enthusiasm . Through his health challenges he also seemed to deal with this in a positive way. Take care John

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  5. Wendy Vanderkooy :

    Dear Vicky,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our most sincere condolences to you and Erica.
    Thinking of you…..
    Laurie Kinsella & Wendy Vanderkooy
    (your friends from Bird-Graham Schools)

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  6. Dear Vicky,
    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our warmest condolences to you and your family.
    Sending lots of love,
    Ian, Erinn, Max & Rose

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  7. Lidia Darling :

    Lucille,
    I am so sorry to hear about your brother’s passing. Our heartfelt condolences to Doug’s immediate family. Our thoughts are with you and your entire family.

    Lidia and Mike Darling

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  8. Lidia and Tony Izzo :

    Dear Vicky and Erica
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our most sincere condolences to you and your family.
    Lidia, Tony, Jordana and Nicolas Izzo

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  9. Maria Assunta and Ed West :

    Dear Vicky and Erica,
    We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Maria and Ed West

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  10. Esther Elder :

    We are so sorry to hear that Doug is no longer with us. Our heartfelt condolences to Vicky, Erika, Lucille, Randy and Jordan. Hold tight to the good memories until you meet again. Keeping you all in prayer and thought.

    Love,
    – Peter and Esther

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