Clinton “Dale” Richards beloved husband of Diana Richards of Calgary, passed away surrounded by his loved ones on Monday, June 2, 2014 at the age of 71 years.
Dale was very proud to graduate from the University of Saskatchewan in Mechanical Engineering. His degree led him to a successful international career in the gas pipeline industry which allowed him to develop friendships worldwide. Dale was heavily involved with the CNIB, which was one of his passions. Dale was honoured with many awards for his volunteerism with his highest achievement being the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.
Dale will be dearly missed by all who knew him for his amazing memory, incredible sense of humour, quick wit, love of country music, storytelling, and cheeky grin.
Dale will be greatly missed by his wife Diana; his daughters Dawn and Dallas; grandson Brayden Dykman; and siblings Willard (Helen) Richards, Lorna Drake, Eleanor (Ray) Fischer, Howard Richards, Joyce Wiskar, Valerie (Didier) Liogier, and Doug (Darlene) Richards.
A Tribute for Dale will be held at the Red and White Club (1833 Crowchild Trail N.W.) on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Dress in Saskatchewan Roughrider green and white or western casual wear, if you choose. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly CNIB Alberta, Telephone: (403) 266-8831 or to Calgary Health Trust – under the name Dale Richards earmarked Palliative Home Care Team, Telephone: (403)943-0615, www.thetrust.ca. Special thanks to the Southeast Palliative Home Care Team for their warm compassionate support toward Dale and our family.
“It is what it is” – Dale Richards
In living memory of Dale Richards, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences