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Ryan, Daniel “Dan” Jonathan

Dan Ryan of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, July 1, 2009 at the age of 51 years.

Dan was born in Montreal on April 3, 1958, moved to Calgary in 1976 and has since resided here. Dan was an avid lover of all sports. He lived on the golf course during the summer, and the hockey arena in the winter. He coached his daughters for fifteen years, along with many other softball players, to many provincial and national championships.

Dan was a natural leader, which led to a prominent identity in the Information Technology world. He was an amazing father, leader, boss, and a wonderful friend to all who crossed his path.

Dan is lovingly remembered by his two daughters, Stephanie and Kristen (Fiance’ Jason Grierson), their mother Tracy Ryan, Joanne Major and her daughter Rachel, his mother Barbara and one brother Michael, all of Calgary. He is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and countless friends. Dan was predeceased by father Jim and sister Janice Ryan-Lee. “ Don’t die with your music still in you” his music was on full blast. 

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Sunday, July 5, 2009 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W.) on Tuesday, July 7, 2009 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through

In living memory of Dan Ryan, 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. Ernie and Betty Lou Pyle :

    Dear Barbara, We were gone to MN and ND for the month of July. Just got home and heard about your terrible loss. Our hearts are heavy for you and we want you to know how much we understand your grief. Love, Ernie and Lou Pyle, Golfview, Ft. Myers, FL

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  2. Elaine Dufresne :

    Although no words of sympathy can ease the loss you bear. May you find some comfort in the thought that others care.
    I had the pleasure of meeting Dan at my business where he came to have his skates sharpened. Dan to me was one of those people who always had a smile. I was always impressed by his commitment to his family and his work.
    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Elaine Dufresne

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