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REID, Allen Francis

January 29, 1944 – December 21, 2012

Allen Reid passed away in Calgary on Friday December 21, 2012 at the age of 68 years. He was born and lived his entire life in Calgary. Al served as a Calgary firefighter for 13 years and then went on to create Agga Products in 1983. Al became integral in the door industry and was very well known and respected for his expertise.

Allen is survived by his children John, Richard (Tracey), Karla (Trevor), Cindy (Ken) and grandchildren Maya, Brooke, Brett, Chloe and Evan. He was predeceased by his parents, William J. and Pearl E. nee Reynolds and oldest brother Donald (Sharon). Allen’s surviving siblings William (Susan), Jean Jones (Alvin), Catherine Bond (Stephen) and Douglas (Doreen), as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers donations can be made directly to the Calgary Firefighters Burn Treatment Society.

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  1. Dolores and Chris Home :

    Sorry for your loss. He will be truly missed. Our thoughts and condolences are with you.
    We remember many good family times with him.

    Chris and Dolores Home

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  2. Angela Bond Schmidt :

    I was saddened to here of Uncle Al’s passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I will always remember him as a caring father and a man of many interests.
    Angela Bond Schmidt

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  3. Stacey, John, Braiden Bjorn :

    My heart has been heavy the last couple of days with the news of Al’s passing. My condolences to Cindy, John, Richard and Carla and of course to the rest of your family and all his many friends. Al had the amazing ability to make anyone feel comfortable and to make anyone smile. Al was always there to offer any advice or support at any time with a kind and pure heart. Cindy my friend- I sure wish I could be there to support you at this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you. It is with sincere regret that I must say goodbye to your father- to such a great man- but know that I will never forget him! Love and Hugs to you All.
    Stacey

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  4. Dear Cindy,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. On behalf of all MobilFlex staff, I offer condolences to all your family.

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  5. Cindy,
    So sorry to hear about your father. Al was both a friend and mentor. The one thing I learned from your father was to not let problems ruin my day.

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  6. Cindy,
    I was shocked and saddened to hear of Al’s passing. My condolences go out to you and your family.
    Gord Dagendor

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  7. Richard Moore :

    Cindy

    Sorry to hear of Al’s passing, he was always ready for a “long chat”
    Condolences to all family members

    Richard: RCK Associates

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  8. I was a young rookie fire fighter ( 1980 ) and my first exposure to fire fighting was with your dad, he was my first senior man ( my boss) I still remember the things he taught me. I am truly sorry for your loss, my condolences.

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