January 3, 1926 –March 10, 2010
Margaret Russell, of Calgary, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at the age of 84 years.
Born in Calgary in 1926, Margaret Russell was the elder of two daughters of Calgary Alderman, Jack Russell and his wife Mary Jean. Predeceased by her younger sister Anne Dick, Margaret was a caring aunt to Anne’s children. Niece Elizabeth Haigh, nephews Robert (Kathy) and John (Karly) Haigh and their families, brother-in-law Colin Dick and his son David Dick, all cared dearly for Margaret. They will all miss her presence at family dinners and her ever present holiday cards.
A true life-long Calgarian, Margaret had a dedicated career with the Calgary Public Library. In her final years, Margaret was a resident of Intercare Chinook Care Centre.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at 10:30 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca. The family would like to thank the Chinook Care Centre staff for the excellent care that Margaret received during her time there.
In living memory of Margaret Russell, 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