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ROSS – Melvin L.

August 19, 1914 – February 21, 2011

We are sad to announce the passing of Melvin Ross beloved husband of Ethel Ross at the age of 96 years.

Melvin was an independent thinker, a shrewd investor and a pioneer in adventure travel film making. Melvin is survived by his wife Ethel of sixty five years, nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Friday, February 25, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Mountain View Memorial Gardens. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial donations may be made directly to their favourite charity.

In living memory of Melvin Ross, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. On behalf of the Provincial Archives of Alberta, I wish to send heartfelt condolences to Melvin Ross’s family. I thoroughly enjoyed all of the visits that I had with Melvin and Ethel through the donation of their archives. I hope that it will be of some comfort to know that Melvin’s memory will live on through his amazing films and historic records that are preserved in the Provincial Archives of Alberta. He was a true Alberta pioneer in so many ways.

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