November 9, 1946 – Rocky Mountain House, Alberta
September 5, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta
Rob McCaghren, beloved husband of Jan McCaghren (nee Galbraith) of Calgary, passed away on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at the age of 72 years.
Rob was born in Rocky Mountain House, AB on November 9, 1946, and grew up near Stauffer, AB. He married his soulmate, Jan, in 1988. They were married for thirty-one years before his sudden passing doing something he loved – riding motorcycles. He was a friend to so many and was always willing to help. He had a wonderful sense of humour. Rob was a pilot, flying both corporate and private airplanes. He also had careers as a truck driver, and an insurance broker. He was a member of the Christian Motorcyclists Association.
Besides his loving wife, Jan; Rob is survived by his brothers Ken McCaghren and Wally (Vicki) McCaghren and by his mother-in-law Thelma Galbraith, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Rob was predeceased by his parents, Helen and Hershel McCaghren, sister Hazel Unrau and his father-in-law, Bob Galbraith.
A Celebration of Rob’s life will be held at Holy Trinity Anglican Church (18 Hidden Creek Road NW, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm. Reception to follow at the church. A private burial will be held at a later date. Memorial tributes may be made directly to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Alberta, www.heartandstroke.ca, the Calgary Firefighters Burn Unit, https://cfbts.org/donate/, the Canadian Cancer Society, email@example.com, or to a charity of your choice. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com
In living memory of Rob McCaghren, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE NE, Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.Print This Obituary & Condolences