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MAYHEW, Graham Frederick

August 13, 1948 – Surrey, United Kingdom
April 18, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Graham Frederick Mayhew of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, April 18, 2019 at the age of 70 years, surrounded by family.

Graham was born in Surrey, London on August 13, 1948. He emigrated to Canada in 1979 with his wife, Eileen, and sons, Dominic and Craig. Since that time, Calgary served as home base with various work excursions including South Africa, Saudi Arabia, and Scotland. Graham loved his work and was well-respected as a materials engineer; known all over the world for his knowledge and professionalism. He made lasting and cherished friendships where ever he went. He was a proud family man and a person who embraced life to the fullest. He had a passion for sailing and a particular affinity for Norfolk, England and Kelowna, BC where he enjoyed time on the water. An avid sports fan, he cheered and participated in many events; his most proud accomplishment being the completion of the London Marathon in 2005. Graham was also skilled at renovations and spent a lot of time upgrading and personalizing the many homes he and Eileen lived in over the years. Generous to a fault, Graham was available to lend a helping hand to anyone in need. Graham lived life fully and deeply; always with a compass to creating meaning and memories with his family and friends with his wonderful sense of humour.

He is survived by his wife of fifty years and true love, Eileen; his eldest son Craig, his wife Shelly, and their daughter Madysen; and son Dominic, his wife Jill and their children, Alexander and Camryn.

A memorial service and celebration of his life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB) on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Cancer Foundation, Provincial Office, Sun Life Place, 710, 10123 – 99th Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 3H1 Telephone: 1(866) 412-4222. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

In living memory of Graham Mayhew, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Tony and Jacquie De Giusti

    Eileen, Dom, Jill, Alex, Camryn, Craig, Shelley and Madysen,
    We are deeply sorry to hear about the passing of Graham. We know you have loving memories to forever hold in your hearts. May the love of those around you help you through the days ahead.
    Sent with love,
    Tony, Jacquie and Matthew

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  2. Eileen, Craig, Dominic & family,
    We are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of your beloved Graham. May there be comfort in knowing that he will never be forgotten. Our heartfelt condolences & deepest sympathy to you all. May he rest in eternal peace.
    Love,
    Eddie, Ester & Family

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  3. Gerry, & Val Harris.

    Eileen, Craig, Dominic & Family.

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Graham, our sincere condolences to the family.
    He will be missed by all, my he rest in peace.

    Love Val, Gerry & family.

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