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RUTHERFORD – Rae Alan

March 22, 1921 – May 8, 2010

Rae Rutherford passed away peacefully at the Foothills hospital on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the age of 89 years.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Marjorie, his daughters; Karen (Dale) Keates and Donna (Tony) Romano, grandchildren; Kyle, Katie, Jennifer, Gavin Keates, Nicola and Kira Romano a sister Lorene (Mel) Lashuk of Kelowna as well as several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Helen Dunbar, and brother Harold.

Born in Alliance, AB, and raised in Castor AB, Rae moved to Calgary in 1941 to take up employment with GSL Chev City where he worked for over 43 years before retiring in 1984. Rae was a true gentleman who enjoyed people and loved his family, teaching and practicing integrity, honesty, and patience. He will be sadly missed and ever loved.

A celebration of Rae’s life will be held at Woodcliff United Church (5010) Spruce Drive S.W.) on Wednesday, May 19, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Rae Rutherford, a tree will be planted at Big Hill Springs Provincial Park, Cochrane, Alberta by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.

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  1. Miriam & Bill March :

    It was with great sadness that we heard of Rae’s passing. He will always hold a very special place in both Bill and my hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Love to all, Miriam & Bill

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  2. Wayne and Lillian Pascoe :

    We were very saddened to hear of Uncle Rae’s passing. We always enjoyed our visits with him. He was indeed a gentleman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time. Your wonderful memories of him will be of comfort to you Marge, Karen and Donna (and families). Love Wayne & Lillian Pascoe (Nephew)

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  3. Michele Bevan :

    Sending our prayers and sympathies to Karen and Dale and their children on the passing of their Dad and Grandfather.
    Sincerely,
    Michele and Randy Bevan

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  4. Leslie (Robertson) Birrell :

    We remember with affection the your friendship with Mum and Dad. Marg, Karen and Donna we are thinking of you. Hugs Leslie

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