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RICHARDS, Alvin (Al) Edward

May 9, 1937 – Calgary, Alberta
April 8, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta

Alvin (Al) Richards of Calgary, AB passed away at the Foothills Hospital on April 8, 2017 at the age of 79.

Al, a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, always treasured the company of his extended family, friends and business colleagues. A native Calgarian, he was an enthusiastic Calgary sports fan, tourism promoter, and long serving member of the Calgary North Hill Lions Club.

Funeral services will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the Make a Child’s Dream Come True (contact a special charity near and dear to Al’s heart.

The family wishes to thank the medical staff and volunteers at the Foothills and Rockyview Hospitals for their care and compassion during Al’s recent stays.

In living memory of Al Richards, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Blaine Robinson

    I would like to leave condolences, etc. for the family of Lion Al Richards. He was a friend and fellow Lions member who made me welcome as a Member of The Calgary North Hill Lions when I joined in 1983.

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  2. Sending sincere condolences to the Richards family for the passing of Al. I became acquainted with Al while working with Muriel, his wife, many years ago in the professional library. May Al rest in peace.

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  3. The world has lost a kind and gentle soul. I have fond memories of working with Al at Travel Alberta in Calgary. He was always such a gentleman. Our family grieves the loss in yours and we send our condolences. Lori Dowling. Banff, Alberta.

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  4. To the Richards Family I want to offer Our Sincerest Sympathy on Your Loss. Al was a dedicated Lion in my Lions Club. This is where I got to know Al and to serve with him he was an honourable man loyal and honest. I am unfortunately unable to attend his Funeral but want you to know that you are in our Thoughts and Prayers Lion Gus Barron

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