Kenneth (Ken) Wright of Calgary, passed away peacefully and quietly at home on Tuesday, April 14, 2009 at the age of 61 years.
Ken fought a long, hard and courageous eight year battle with cancer. He was constantly surrounded by his family. He greatly enjoyed the Easter celebrations held for two days in his home, watching his grandchildren play and being surrounded by his loving family and abundant laughter.
Born July 3, 1947, Ken lived in Calgary his whole life. Ken retired from Canada Post corporation in 2002, with thirty-two years of loyal service. Over the years, he formed many life long relationships with his workers. The closest of those being Larry Stella and Lorne Spooner, who helped and supported Ken through all his hardest battles.
Ken will be fondly and lovingly remembered by his fiancee and soulmate, Donna Aulin; his children, Mark Wright and Sherri (Cory) Borg; his grandchildren, Chanchila Siriporn and Natasha, Malissa, Emmery, and Kaleb; his brother Barrie (Clara) Wright and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife Cathy of thirty-years; his parents, Herbert and Marie Wright; his sister-in-law Jean and brother–in-law Gene; and brother-in-law Bob Brockhurst.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Friday, April 17, 2009 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S, Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at 2:30 p.m.
Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre, 1331 – 29 Street N.W., Calgary, AB T2N 4N2 Telephone: (403) 521-3433.
In living memory of Ken Wright, 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.Print This Obituary & Condolences