August 24, 1927 – April 15, 2018
Douglas Hughes of Calgary, passed away April 15, 2018 at age 90. Doug grew up in Mayerthorpe, Alta. He graduated from the Montana School of Mines and University of Kansas as a petroleum engineer and retired from Shell Canada after 27 years of service. A 33rd Degree Scottish Rite Mason, Doug rode with the Al Azhar Shriners Mounted Patrol. He is survived by Margaret, his loving wife of 61 years; children, Lorene, Sharon (Hughes-Geekie) and Colin; grandchildren, Alyson and Davis Hughes-Geekie; brother Stanley (Ella), and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by parents David and Alice, and brothers Lloyd and Leslie.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Holy Cross Anglican Church, 2828 – 19th St. NW.
Thank you to the many blood donors who gave Doug a few more months with those he loved. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
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