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IRVINE, John (Garry)

November 25, 1941 – Virden, Manitoba
September 4, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

John (Garry) Irvine of Calgary, Alberta, passed away peacefully at Rockyview General Hospital on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the age of 75 years.

A dear and loving father, grandpa and great-grandfather, Garry was survived by his son Greg; daughters and sons-in-law Yvonne (Duwane) Anderson, Cheryl (Al) Rogers, Belinda Grobell, Wanda (Glenn) Moffatt, Lisa (John) Laurich; daughter-in-law Michelle; his beloved and cherished 14 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; as well as sisters Marilyn Dickson and Willa (Don) Barkley.

Garry was predeceased by his wife Edith; parents Bill and Dorothy Irvine; sisters Dot and Phyllis; granddaughter Candace; and brother-in-law Maurice Dickson.

The family is sincerely grateful for the wonderful care at Unit 74 Rockyview General Hospital.

A Celebration of Garry’s Life will be held at McKenzie Lake Club House (16199 McKenzie Lake Way S.E., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. 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, Condolences may be forwarded through

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

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  1. Don and Willa Barkley

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family. Our thoughts are with you at this time.

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  2. My condolences to the family for your loss. I’m sure he’s with mom now and they are happy to be together again
    You are all in my heart and my thoughts
    Love Susan

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