December 19, 1946 – July 21, 2011
Colin White passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2011 at the age of 64 years.
Colin was born on December 19, 1946 in Glasgow, Scotland and attended Glasgow Academy and the University of Glasgow where he studied law. He obtained his Chartered Accountancy designation in 1974 from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Colin immigrated to Calgary with his family on July 5, 1981 where he continued to work as a Chartered Accountant and joined the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta in 1982. Colin eventually went on to establish and run his own accounting practice. Some of his true passions included golfing, boating and camping with his family and friends.
Colin is survived by a son and daughter-in-law John Mark Steven and Denise Marie White; a daughter and son-in-law Julie Anne and Byron Lang Doerksen; and three grandchildren, Amber Grace and Sarah Anne Luyendyk and Payton Mirinda Anne White, all of Calgary. He is also survived by his brother and sister-in-law Matthew Graham Bishop and Mavis Rosina White, both of the Isle of Wight, England. Colin was predeceased by his wife Barbara Anne White.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Alcohol And Drug Abuse Commission, 3rd Floor, 1177 – 11 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2R 0G5 Telephone: (403) 297-3038 or directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, 200, 119 – 14th Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 1Z6 Telephone: (403) 264-5549, www.heartandstroke.ca.
In living memory of Colin White, 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