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GREGG, Margery May (nee Brandt)

March 8, 1922 – Corning, California
April 11, 2018- Calgary Alberta

Margery Gregg passed away peacefully on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the age of 96 years.

Margery was born in Corning California in 1922 and led a long and happy life. She attended the University of California, Berkeley where she received a degree in Political Science. It was at Berkeley that Margery met her husband Jack, a Canadian studying Petroleum Engineering. In 1944, they moved back to Canada initially to Patricia, Alberta then to Edmonton and eventually settling in Calgary. Over the years Margery & Jack made Calgary their home. In addition to being a mother to six rambunctious boys Margery was an avid hiker, gardener, bird watcher, voracious reader and enjoyed spending time at the family farm, “Greggwood”. To her friends and family, Margery will be remembered as a good listener and a great friend.

Margery is survived by her six sons, Bill (Colleen), Bob, David, Brian (Ann), Stephen (Tara), and Alan (Cheryl); five grandchildren, Beth, Patrick, Ben, Eric, and Rosemary and her niece Susan (David) Baylis and Jon Brandt.

Margery was predeceased by husband Jack Gregg, brother Charles and sister-in-law Erma Brandt.

Please join family and friends for a memorial service followed by a reception to be held at Red Deer Lake United Church, 96187 Hwy 22X, Foothills No. 31, AB, T1S 2R9 on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Donations can be made in Margery’s name to the Foothills Land Trust at ( Condolences may be forwarded through

We would like to thank all of the staff at Maison for their loving care over the last two years.

In living memory of Margery Gregg, 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. Dear Steve and Family, thank you for calling. Margie, Your Dear Mom, was a Wonderful, Beautiful and Amazing woman, very caring and loving to her family and friends. We had a special connection. She is missed by all who knew her.
    Love from Connie Mort & Family

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  2. Dear Gregg Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you. Margie was a wonderful friend to me and I shall miss her. It was a pleasant surprise for us to meet and catch up again after so many years. Love, Jean Toole

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  3. Brian and Anne,

    Thinking of you in your time of loss.

    John and Joanne Howard

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  4. Dearest Cousins,
    My heart is full of sympathy for you, though my mind does radiate with happy thoughts of your beloved mother and my dear aunt. Our times together were precious and I have fond memories of wonderful conversations over the years. She was my favorite auntie and I will forever cherish her kind words and loving ways. I could see the similarities between your mom and our sweet grandma, which were beautiful traits to behold. I shall always try to be deserving of sharing the same middle name.
    Stay close…
    Your ever lovin’ cousin, Susan (and David)

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  5. To Brian and family- just wanted to send my greetings and offer my condolences on the passing of your mom. It sounds like she had a great life with her tribe. My parents are 95 and 97 and still going. It’s a rite of passage to lose a parent though. All the best. Nancy

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  6. I was saddened to hear of your mothers passing. Your parents were always kind and gracious to me. I remember numerous trips to your property south of Calgary and always feeling welcome in your home. Your mother had her hands full with raising six boys but I never saw her being anything but kind and generous with the herd of friends that stampeded around your home. After raising my own family I now appreciate her example to what I was oblivious to as a teenager. Please accept my belated thanks for your mothers wonderful example.

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    Sincere condolences to the Gregg family on Margie’s passing. Faye and Margie always thought of themselves as sisters in spirit if not in blood. Both of them have lived long and full lives, but Faye was still much saddened by the news.

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  8. Dear Gregg family, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. We felt very privileged to have had such a kind, caring, thoughtful neighbour who was a model of fun and calm even in the face of six rambunctious boys! I know our Mom treasured her friendship. Our mom passed away recently and I hope their spirits find each other to continue their friendship! My heart goes out to you all.

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