March 9, 1942 – Fergus, ON
July 11, 2013 – Calgary, AB
Alan Kenneth Slimmon, beloved husband and best friend of Carole of Calgary, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 11, 2013 at Foothills Hospital at the age of 71 years.
Alan spent thirty-one years with the Calgary Board of Education, where he built his reputation as an outstanding teacher and administrator. Following his retirement in 1998, he served as a panel member and facilitator with the Alberta Attendance Board for a number of years.
Alan is survived by his beloved wife Carole; treasured daughters Sharon (Kevin Ham) and Jana (Gordon Hands); grandchildren Brooke, Jana, Robyn, Graydon, Tanner and Taiya; sister Jean (Ben Mudd); brother-in-law Ron May (Ann); and many nieces, nephews, cousins and cherished friends.
He was predeceased by his parents Ken and Gertrude Slimmon and his brother John.
A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Red Cross Society, Southern Alberta Region, 2nd Floor, 1305 – 11st Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T3C 3P6, Telephone: (403) 541-6100, www.redcross.ca.
In living memory of Alan Slimmon, 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