Walter Bruce Ruck of Calgary passed away on Sunday, July 3, 2005 at the age of 74 years.
Walter was predeceased by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Audrey Ruck. Walter is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Doug Finlayson and their children, Kelly and Brett; as well as his son Tim Ruck and daughter-in-law Lynn McKee-Ruck and their children, T.C. and Alexandra.
Walter had over forty years of experience in the North American Petroleum Industry and had been involved in the major oil and gas discoveries at the Plato, Forgan, Greenan, and Senlac fields in Saskatchewan and the Ricinus West field in Alberta. His vision was instrumental in Ridgeway’s Petroleum Corp. discovery on the St. Johns Anticline. Walter was President and remained Chairman of the Board until his passing.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, July 6, 2005 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Thursday, July 7, 2005 at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Victor Kim of Grace Presbyterian Church, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966.
In living memory of Walter Ruck, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences