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CARTER, David

November 18, 1928 -St. John’s, Newfoundland

January 16, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

David beloved husband of Patricia Anne Carter (nee  Kearney )  of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on January 16, 2019 at the age of 90 years

David Carter had enjoyed a long and successful career in the oil and gas industry starting with Shell Oil upon graduating from McGill University in 1950 as a geologist . He ended his career  as Vice President of Exploration for Placer CEGO Petroleum in 1992.  David greatly enjoyed his passion for sailing at the west coast, badminton and bowling at the Glencoe Club, as well as hiking and golfing with the 5th Dimension Club.

He leaves behind his wife Patricia; daughters Andrea and Julie; and his adored grandchildren Michael , Sydney,  and Sean .

Honouring David’s wishes there will be no funeral. A private family service will take place at a later date.

Our family would like to thank Dr. Simmons and the nursing staff on unit 72 at the Rockyview General Hospital for their exceptional care of David .

In living memory of David Carter, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive S.W., Calgary, AB, T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Mrs. Carter, Andrea and Julie, please accept our heartfelt sympathy for your loss. Any time I saw him, he was gracious, smiling and always a true gentleman.
    Our thoughts are with you,
    Much love,
    The Flagg family

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  2. Andrea so for your loss.Janet (Shoppers Drug Mart)

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  3. Gerry Barnfield

    From a chance introduction to David and Pat and later to their family we formed a rather special friendship that made me feel one of the family.
    David’s smile was an open door to the warmth of his personality and we shared many interests:-Art, Music, Mountains, Humour and Golf etc..
    We shared many laughs playing golf especially at David’s local 9 hole (5th Dimension) course. Many times my ball struck overhead cables and disappeared out of sight while David’s bounced along the ground to win the hole!
    David was a true gentleman and a pleasure to be with.

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