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SCORGIE, Dennis Walker

September 26, 1944 – Aberdeen, Scotland
May 9, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta

Dennis Walker Scorgie, beloved husband of Kathy (nee Grant), superhero Dad of Denise Scorgie-Henwood and John Henwood, passed away at home on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the age of 74.

There is not a person who crossed paths with Dennis that wouldn’t tell you he changed their lives for the better.

Besides his loving wife, Kathy; his daughter and son-in-law, Denise and John Henwood; Dennis is survived by a large loving family back home in Aberdeen; his brother, Lewis Scorgie; sisters, Betty Bain and Margaret Scorgie; brother-in-law, Graham Grant and his wife, Isobel; and a large extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. In Calgary, Dennis leaves to mourn; Tom and Stam Henwood, who Dennis loved as his own kids; and his beautiful granddaughter, Rachel Henwood; numerous associates in the car business; and many cherished friends and ‘family’. Dennis was predeceased by his Mum, Isabella (nee Thain); his Da, Lewis Park Scorgie; brother, Leslie; sister, Bella; and his sister, Aileen.

Dites, we met when I was 15 and you were 17. We grew up together for 57 years. You were always the love of my life. The greatest gift you gave to your family was not in never falling, but rising every time you did.
I will love you forever, Kath

‘The record shows I took the blows; And did it my way’

The family is honouring Dennis and his wishes with a private goodbye followed by cremation. Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

The family has requested no flowers but if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Parkinson Association of Alberta, #310, 6807 Railway Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2V6 Telephone: (403) 243-9901, www.parkinsonalberta.ca, or Diabetes Canada, 220, 6223 – 2nd Street S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 1J5 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, ext. 1112, www.diabetes.ca. or Little Mutts Rescue Society, P.O. Box 2101 Station Main, Cochrane, AB T4C 1B8: http://www.littlemuttsrescue.org/donate/index.html or CNIB Foundation, Canadian National Institute for the Blind, 10 11A Street NE, Calgary, AB T2E 4Z3: https://cnib.donorportal.ca/Donation/Donation.aspx?F=1841&T=GENER&L=en-CA&G=345&NFP=1

In living memory of Dennis Scorgie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6, Telephone: 403-243-8200.

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  1. Jennifer Sheltens

    We were so saddened to hear of Denis passing but one can only imagine how much brighter heaven became when Denis arrived with his 1000 watt smile. Our thoughts are with you Kathy, Denise and John. Denis will be sorely missed. Love you all!!

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  2. I’m so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

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  3. My deepest condolences to the entire family on your loss. Dennis was clearly surrounded by loving family and friends even in his remaining days, echoing a full life of adventures and experiences.

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  4. Thinking of you all at this sad time
    Our loving thoughts are with you
    Love always Moira.xxx

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