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ALEXANDER, Donald Tillie

October 23, 1930 – Calgary, Alberta
May 21, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Don beloved husband of Barbara Noreen Alexander (nee Blight) of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully of natural causes at the Foothills Medical Centre on May 21, 2018 at the age of 87 years.

Don is survived by his devoted wife of 64 years Barbara Noreen (nee Blight); eldest son, Greg (Carole Leroux); grandson, Cody (Kathy); granddaughter, Laura Steel (Tyson); step-grandson, Jacob Blakely; step-granddaughter, Anne Blakely; four great-grandchildren, brother Bob (Joan); sister-in-law, Carol Fraser; and many nieces and nephews.

Don was predeceased by sons Jack and Bruce; brother, Jack and wife Barbara; sister, Jill Huffman and husband Ray; and brother-in-law Doug Fraser.

Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 Bannister Road SE Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 10:00a.m. Private family graveside service will be held at a later date. Reception to follow at the funeral home. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made 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. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Donald Alexander, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

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  1. Laurier, Helene Dupuis :

    Our deepest sympathy to your Mrs Alexander, Greg, Carole and the Alexander family!!

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  2. Marty Calhoun :

    I offer my sympathy and condolences to Greg and Carole my known connection and to all the family grieving the loss of Don. May he find great love in his passing from this life!

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  3. Our deepest condolences to Barbara, Greg and Carole, Laura and Tyson, Cody and Kathy, and extended family and friends.
    Sad time for all.
    Marcel & Colette

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  4. Lucille and John Hagel :

    Barbara we were very sad to hear about Don’s passing..we always enjoyed chatting with him when he was the doorman at the Church and also at the many church garage sales
    We send our condolences to you and your family
    God Bless

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  5. Maureen Barloco and Family :

    We are sorry for your loss and send our condolences to the entire family. May God bless all of you.

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  6. Garry and JoAnn Hanson :

    Our sincerest sympathy Barbra to you and your family on Don’s passing. We have fond memories over the years. We will be away from home and unable to attend the service but our thoughts and prayers will be with you all.

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  7. Gordon and Marilyn Rodrigues :

    Our sincere condolence to Barbara and Family on the recent passing of Don.
    Don was very well liked by his fellow Rotarians and friends.
    Sincerely,
    Gordon & Marilyn Rodrigues,
    Calgary, Alberta.

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  8. Anne Blakely :

    I am so sorry for your loss, Grandpa was a truly wonderful man and he will be missed everyday! Heaven has gained the most wonderful, kind, hilarious angel and his story and love will never be forgotten here on Earth. Sending all my love and prayers to the family!

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  9. Debra Jepson :

    Balzac United Church has lost another one of our dear folk.
    He will be greatly missed.

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