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CLARK, Glen Marshall

March 1, 1935 – Drumheller, Alberta
January 15, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Glen Marshall Clark, beloved husband and best friend of Celie Clark, passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at the Peter Lougheed Centre.

Glen was active in the community serving on boards and volunteering in different positions. He enjoyed time spent with family and friends. He had many hobbies and over thirty years of spending summers at the cabin at Clearwater Lake, SK.

Glen leaves behind his wife Celie; three children, Cliff (Rita), Heather (Bill), and Kent (Helen); six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren; siblings, Jean Flett, Jim Clark, Audrey (Angus) MacDonald, Mervin (Kay) Clark, Thelma (Ervin) Bossert, Larry (Audrey) Clark, and Linda (Lou) Scheck.

He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Garry; and sister, Judi.

His was a life well lived.

A Celebration of Glen’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB) on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart to Heart Support Society, Box 5242, Stn. A, Calgary, AB, T2H 2K6.

In living memory of Glen Clark, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. My sincerest condolences to you all. Glen was a good man that lived a good life. He was so proud of his family. Jim always enjoyed his visits with him. Be gentle with yourselves and with each other.
    Take care of each other.
    Joanne

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  2. Celie – We send our heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. We hope the family will all gather round now to help celebrate Glen’s adventurous life and the contributions he made to all of you. We remember you in our prayers.

    Garth and Eleanor.

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  3. My condolences Cecile to you and your family! Thoughts are with you all!

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  4. Glen was SUCH a great guy. Unfortunately, I didn’t know him that well but any time I saw him I was so very very impressed. He won’t be suffering any more so that must bring all of you comfort. May your faith and memories help lessen your grief.

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  5. We are so sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
    Kim & Bob Harnack

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  6. Celie, our heart goes out to you and your family on the passing of a wonderful man & friend to many. Let the memories fill your broken heart!

    Sympathy to all his family,
    Vivian & Ron

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  7. Dear Celie and family,
    Glen fought the good fight. He was a kind, considerate, thoughtful guy. Although I spent little time with him, each visit revealed yet another wonderful aspect of his personality. I hope the memories of the great times help you through your grief.
    Sincerely,
    Linda Murphy

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  8. I was so sorry to hear from Dominique that glen had passed away. Please accept my condolences.

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  9. Rose & Wayne Starkes

    Dear Cec and family
    From the very first time we had the pleasure of meeting Glen until our last visit with him, he was, always, the gentleman of gentlemen.
    It was easy to see, he adored you Cec and that his life totally revolved around you and his family. What a pleasure to be in the company of you both as a married couple of 62 years and what a testament of your love for each other.
    Glen loved a good prank, a good laugh, a good joke and a good hug.
    We shall miss him dearly.
    Know we hold you close in our hearts, thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Rose & Wayne Starkes

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  10. Dear Cec,
    My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
    Bev Murphy from SPRY

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  11. Dear Aunt Celie,

    I will sure miss Uncle Glen’s mischievous smile, his dapper dressing (always had a fedora), and our many games of cribbage. Family was so important to him — I know he loved all of his kids, grandkids and great-grandchildren to the moon and back. Much love to you and the family, Michelle, Tristan & Avé

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  12. I have missed Glen very much at the Heart to Heart Society. He was a kind, generous man with a great sense of humour. My condolences to Cec.

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  13. To you Cec and your family.. my very deepest sympathy. I hadn’t known Glen for very long but I’ll always remember he had a kind word and sweet smile for me. *hugs* to you.

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  14. Dear Cec,
    You and Glen are such a special part of our SPRY family. Will miss his sense of humour and send condolences to you and all your family.
    With love, Doris

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  15. Hugs Cec, will miss the little jokes and digs from my “Back row Buddy” Farewell to a fine Gentleman and prayers and good wishes for strength to you.

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  16. Harold & Tess Ashley

    Tess and I were saddened to hear of Glen’s Passing
    We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family, Celie, as you walk thru this sorrowful time.
    Tess & Harold

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  17. Dear Cec, we are so sad to hear of Glen’s passing. We will always remember his smile when he came to see our dad at the ice cream store and how he lit up the room and our lives. He was our rock to lean on when dad passed away, and our business would not have survived without his mentorship. He was there for us whenever we called – no matter what we needed. He will always be the golden shimmering thread that holds Rhona and I together in our tapestry of life. We send you and your family love, grace, and peace.
    Robyn and Rhona MacKay

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  18. Dear Cec and family,

    It is hard to know what to say when you are hurting so much right now but know that I am ready to offer support and comfort when you need it.

    Glen’s life WAS a life well lived, indeed! He had all of you around him to love and cherish.
    I will miss his humor, his impish smile and the special greeting I received at each meeting.

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  19. John and Joanne Hampson

    Dear Celie:
    We were deeply saddened to hear of Glen’s passing. It was a blessing that you both shared a memorable journey to-gether. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sadness.

    Joanne and John

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  20. Dear Celie and family,
    I am so sorry to learn of Glen’s passing. I send my life and prayers for peace and strength.

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  21. Mrs. Clark,
    We are saddened to hear of Mr. Clarks passing . Mr. Clark was a perfect gentleman!
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Hugs, Toma and Family

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  22. Dear Cec
    Glen was such a kind gentleman and had such a sense of humour. We will miss him at SPRY. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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  23. I am so sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. I enjoyed visiting with him when we had the opportunity these past few years. I enjoyed his sense of humour and kindness. I wish I had made an effort to meet with both of you many years earlier so we could have spent more time visiting.

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  24. Tony and Ludi Schlee

    Dear Cec;
    We have always thought of you as an inseparable pair, so well matched and enjoying each other’s company. Glen was a great guy, always giving of himself and being kind and thoughtful to those he has met. We will miss him and remember him. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

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  25. Al, Diane and Family

    Dear Celie and Family,
    Our deepest condolences, may your family , friends and faith help sustain you now, may each new day bring more comfort and peace.
    We have such fond memories of Glen, beginning with the evening you brought him over to meet the Nickason Clan. There was so much fun and laughter, naturally including billiards with the resident pool sharks.
    We rested assured that our cousin was entering into a lifelong partnership with a a very handsome, charming, gregarious, impressive young man.
    We are sharing your sadness and sending love,
    Al, Diane and Family

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  26. Dear Cec,

    I enjoyed getting to know you and Glen at SPRY. My sincere sympathy on your loss. Thinking of you.

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  27. I was deeply saddened to hear your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family.

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  28. Linda and I send our condolences to you and your family. Will remember Glen fondly.

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  29. Sherry Ann and Glenn Reimer

    Celie and family:
    I was about 7, I think, when I first met you ( Celie )
    and Glen. You were in your student days and knew my
    family well. To relive those times with you and Glen
    in recent years has been a gift to my husband and myself.
    A fine, bright flame has left you, his precious family.
    Know we will remember Glen with joy always.
    Sherry Ann ( Belanger ) and Glenn Reimer

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  30. Jack and Bev Stiles

    Cec and family.
    We are so sorry to hear of your loss.
    Glen was one of the real GOOD GUYS

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  31. I “second” the deservedly wonderful sentiments expressed above, and would like to add a couple of personal points that crystallize what a patient, kind gentleman he was.
    For years, we held weekly band practice at Mr. and Mrs. Clark’s home. From memory, it was usually on a Sunday evening, when most people get to appreciate a peaceful and relaxing, quiet time before the start of a hectic work week. Cec and Glen DID NOT get that chance! Instead, they heard plenty of mistakes, wrong notes and musical discourse that typifies practice -all pumped through amplification and large speakers. Yet Mr. and Mrs. Clark always greeted us with warm smiles and fond hello’s. And despite our actions absolutely crying out for the words: “Turn that racket down!” it was never uttered in the Clark household.

    But shockingly, this was not the worst abuse that they endured at our hands in those days. Since much of our equipment was stored at their home, between 2:00 AM and 3:00 AM on many weekends, we would show up at their back door, and noisily make several trips up and down their back stairs, sometimes tracking snow and muck all over the house. But I never heard a complaint from either living saint; Cec and Glen were far too nice.

    You two raised three beautiful, intelligent, successful, hardworking children and now have passed your kindness -and good looks!- on to your grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Glen was the very definition of a life, well lived.

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  32. Jean-Paul Maillot

    Very saddened to learn about Glen passing away. Sincere condolences to you and your family.

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  33. I’m so sorry to hear of Glen’s passing. Sending my love to you, Celie and your family.

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  34. So sorry to learn of your loss, Celie.

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  35. Bill & Gerri Andrietz

    We are deeply saddened to hear of Glens passing. He will be missed by all that knew him. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.

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  36. Our sincerest condolences to Cec, Cliff, Heather, Kent, and the extended Clark Family.

    We met Glen at SPRY (Senior Persons Regaining Youth), where we regularly exercised and socialized for several years. Glen was strong, and humorous and added spice to our Group of 65 Seniors and Cec did a wonderful job of keeping this rambunctious “Boy’ in check.

    We will certainly keep him in our memories and thank him for having been an enjoyable part of our Senior Adventures.

    Jay Emond,
    Coordinator of SPRY
    January 22nd, 2019

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  37. Dear Cec and family, My sincerest condolences to you all. My favourite memories of Glen was his good-hearted sense of humour and his good taste in wine! He was one of a kind!

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  38. Marion and Bob Palamarek

    Our deepest sympathy to you Celie and your family in your loss. Glen was a fine gentleman and will be greatly missed.
    We will be thinking of you.
    With love and hugs,
    Marion and Bob Palamarek

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  39. Cec I have only just received the notice of Glen’s passing. I’m so sorry to hear the news.
    He will be sorely missed but was always appreciated for all his contributions and will be very sorely missed by You.

    Janet Brindle

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