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SUTHERLAND – Timothy John

September 30, 1964 – April 24, 2011

Timothy John Sutherland lost his life at the age of 46, after a courageous one-year struggle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

Tim graduated from DP Todd Secondary High School in Prince George. He obtained a Diploma of Technology in Electrical/Electronics from BCIT and a Diploma of Computer Technology in Information Systems from SAIT. He enjoyed science and technology, camping, and hiking. Tim will be remembered as a kind and gentle man and a committed volunteer who saw the value in providing support to individuals less fortunate than himself by sharing his time and personal experiences.

Tim is survived by his father, John Sutherland, his loving sister Deanna Malcolm, her husband Dan, and their two children Tyler and Megan, his Aunt Jean Okrusko, Uncle Doug (Doris) Sundlie, Aunt Arlene (Harry) Johnson, Uncle George (Pat) Sutherland, Aunt Sister Agnes Sutherland and numerous cousins. He was predeceased by his mother, Margaret (Peggy) Sutherland.

Deepest appreciation to the ALS Society and the ALS Clinic for their support throughout Tim’s illness. Additional thanks to Dr.’s Rimmer, Shergill, and Slanwich and the excellent nurses on Unit 49 at the PLC. Special thanks to Holly Gerrish who gave Tim the gift of peace, comfort and companionship in the last weeks of his life.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.  You may forward condolences through  If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the A.L.S. Society of Alberta & Northwest Territories (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), Suite 250, 4723 1 Street S.W. Calgary, AB T2G 4Y8 Telephone:  403-228-3857,

In living memory of Tim Sutherland, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Telephone: (403) 241-0044.

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  1. Aladin Sehic :

    Being a co-worker of Tim was both an honour and pleasure. There was never a day where he didn’t have a smile on his face, and when he didn’t have anything positive to say. I very much enjoyed the relaxed conversations we would have during breaks or lunches together. I send my deepest condolences to the friends and family of Tim. I was very lucky to have known him.

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  2. Peter Comfort :

    Thank you Deanna for your thoughtful and moving tribute to Tim on Saturday.

    Tim’s friendship, perseverance, intelligence and wisdom will live on in my memories.

    Peter Comfort (fellow Opportunity Works volunteer)

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