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McARA, John Arthur

December 13, 1963 – Calgary, Alberta
April 28, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

John of Calgary, AB, passed away on April 28, 2019 at the age of 55 years.

John a dedicated artist had a love for all types of art, music and animals.

John is survived by his brother and sister-in-law, Jeff McAra and Lisa Neilson of Richmond, BC; his nieces and nephews, Kayla McAra, Matt Moreau, Austin McAra and Lauren McAra; and grand-niece Evelyn, all of Vancouver.  John was predeceased by his parents Jim and Jerry.

A Gathering of relatives and friends will be held at Festival Hall (1215 – 10th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB) on Sunday, May 5, 2018 from 3:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

In living memory of John McAra, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. I just learned of John’s passing. I was a good friend through college. He was always a wonderful, intelligent, warm hearted man. He always had time for people and was never judgmental. He had incredible talent and a independent vision of life and art. I admired him immensely. I will miss him and he will always have a special place in my heart. The great times and memories we shared will always be with me and now even more precious.
    Ken Bourassa

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  2. Jennie Birzins.

    I knew John in Junior High and High School. Always had a soft spot for him. So sad to hear of his premature passing and condolences are given to all his family. RIP John.

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