March 4, 1937 – August 13, 2012
Bill Short, beloved husband of Dorothy Short of Calgary, passed away peacefully with his wife by his side on Monday, August 13, 2012 at the age of 75 years.
Bill was born and raised in Santa Monica, California and spent his childhood enjoying the water of the Pacific Ocean. He spent 4 years in the United States Air Force, and later graduated from California State College in Northridge with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering. In 1974 Bill immigrated to Canada with his family, and for 28 years had a successful career with Fluor.
Left to mourn is his devoted loving wife of 50 years Dorothy, his children Pam (Harvey), Carolyn, and Chris (Lee Ann); his grandchildren Vincent, Lauren, and Elias and also his faithful companion Kelly.
Also grieving his loss is his wife’s family whom he considered his own; Rose, Bernice, Anne, Mary, Matt, Eddie, Lois, Laurie, Joan, and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Bill’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, August 20, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Alzheimer Society of Calgary, Suite 201, 222 – 58th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 2S3 www.alzheimercalgary.com or a charity of the donors choice.
In living memory of Bill Short, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences