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ALEXANDER, David “Dave” William

December 21, 1940 – Ottawa, Ontario
April 14, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Dave Alexander of Calgary, Alberta passed away on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at the age of 77 years.

Dave was born in Ottawa in 1940 to his parents Norman and Alice. In 1956 they moved to Suffield, Alberta for a couple of years before moving to Calgary where he finished his schooling at Viscount Bennett High school. Dave has always had a passion for sports and being active. He enjoyed playing baseball, basketball, badminton, and watching hockey. His favourite teams were the Toronto Blue Jays, Calgary Flames, and the Calgary Stampeders. His primary passion was bowling where he was a lifelong member of the 5 Pin Bowling Association, which he was involved in playing, coaching, and participating in tournaments. He loved the companionship, friendships, and memories he made while bowling. He will be greatly missed by all those his life touched.

Dave is survived by his daughter Susan Gartry and her husband Marty, as well as his two sons Stephen Alexander and his wife Hilary Mclean, and Glenn Alexander and his wife Tracey. He is also survived by his sister Betty Brand, and his two brothers Tom and Brian. He will also be missed by his five grandchildren James, Adam, Jordan, Leia, and Morgan, and his three great-grandchildren Beau, Emma, and Emery. Dave will also be missed by his beloved dog Leon.

His parents Norman and Alice Alexander, his sisters Cathy Haddow and Norma Jean Fabbi, and his nephew Richard Haddow, along with numerous aunts and uncles, predeceased Dave.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40 Street S.E.) on Friday April 27, 2018 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.

A gathering will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 285 (9202 Horton Road SW, Calgary) on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Graveside Service will be held at a later date. Condolences may be forwarded through

In living memory of Dave Alexander a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40 Ave. SE., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Melanie Frizzell

    Dear Susan, Stephen, Glenn, Bette, Tom, Brian and extended families,
    Sending our sincere condolences and prayers as we also mourn Uncle David’s passing. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

    Curtis, Melanie, Todd and Melissa xo

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  2. Suzette Tumbas

    Glen & Tracey, please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences on your profound loss. It is never easy saying goodbye to those we love. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

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