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THOMPSON, Delbert Bryce

January 14, 1930 – January 14, 2012

Delbert Bryce Thompson of Calgary, passed away on January 14, 2012 at the age of 82 years.

Bryce, as he is known to family and friends, was born in Provost, Alberta. He received his schooling in Millicent and Didsbury, Alberta. He graduated from the University of Alberta in 1953 with a degree in Pharmacy. Bryce received a Certificate in Hospital Pharmacy from Jefferson Medical College Hospital in Philadelphia, Penn. in 1964. He spent thirty-four and a half years in the Pharmacy Department of the Calgary General Hospital. Bryce enjoyed travelling, having visited six continents. He also enjoyed bridge, cribbage and various forms of theatre, and concerts with his friends.

Bryce is survived by his partner of seventeen years, Jim Clapson, brother Glen (Gwyn), two nieces, two nephews, eight great-nieces and nephew, and three great-great-nephews and niece.

He was predeceased by a brother Osborne in 1943, his father in 1993, and his mother in 2003.

A Celebration of Bryce’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 2:30p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Canadian Diabetes Association, 45 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1L 6E8, or to directly to the Agapé Hospice, 1302 – 8 Avenue N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1B8 Telephone: (403) 282-6588 or to charity of choice.

In living memory of Bryce Thompson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.

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  1. We extend our condolences to Jim and Bryce’s family. Bryce was a wonderful gentleman, clever, considerate and one good card player. We will miss you.

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  2. Harvey Kell and Tony Ries :

    Heartfelt condolences to you Jim and family on the passing of Bryce. He is now in a better place. He will be sadly missed.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

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  3. Barry and Edna Jeffery Creston B. C. :

    Our condolences go out to the family at this time of their great loss.Barry and Edna Jeffery

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  4. Les & Claire Beckner :

    We were sorry to learn of Bryce’s passing. Bryce was a very special person and will be missed by everyone who knew him. Our deepest sympathies to you Glen & Gwyn and as well, to the whole family.

    Kindest regards & hugs,
    Les & Claire

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  5. Jeanette Bohach :

    I was very saddened to hear of the passing of Bryce, he was the best Pharmacy Manager I ever worked for, my sympathies go out to all his family.

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  6. Dennis Rilling & Al Phillips :

    Our condolences go out to Jim and Bryces Family. We will miss his smiling face and the wit he brought to our group of friends. We will always remember those happy times together.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Love and hugs,
    Dennis & Al

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  7. Bryce was a great individual, a wonderful person and a terrific pharmacy director—–my condolences to Jim and Bryce’s family; I will miss him.

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  8. Jeanette & Will Leong :

    I had the honor of working with Bryce at the General Hospital. He was a wonderul person and a true gentleman. He will be missed….our condolences to Jim and Bryce’s family.

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  9. Don Poilievre and Ross McWhirter :

    Dear Jim and all your friends and families!

    Words cannot express our feelings at the time of Bryce’s passing. We left Calgary with heavy hearts and now we fill our days thinking of the wonderful times we spent with you both!

    Sharing memories and days ahead is a priority when we return to continue our friendship!

    Take care dear one!

    Much love from us both

    Don and Ross

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  10. Bruce and Karen Monnery, Florence AZ :

    Our condolences to the family in the passing of Bryce. He was a true gentleman and everyone that worked for him at the General admired and respected him.

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  11. To Jim & Bryce’s Family
    Todd & I were saddened to hear of Bryce’s passing. He was a kind hearted human who was more than willing to help others. I knew Bryce for over 30 years and always thought of him as a close friend. He will be missed from Lawn bowling, bridge and Wednesday evenings at the Eagle
    Todd Demers & Neil McMullen

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  12. Barry Matthews :

    Saddened to hear of Bryce’s passing. He was a true gentleman.
    Barry Matthews
    Calgary

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  13. Michael Wright :

    Sincere condolences on Bryce’s passing. He will be remembered as a kind and thoughtful man.

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  14. Jerry Munchinsky & Owen MacNeill :

    Condolences to Jim and Bryce’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of geat loss.

    Jerry & Owen

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  15. Ralph Dilworth :

    Dear Jim and family,

    Mike and I are deeply saddened by the news that Bryce has passed away. We remember him as a wonderful gentleman: gentle in spirit and kind of heart. Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim and the family.

    Ralph Dilworth & Mike Schaffner

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