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Edward McKenzie
B: 1967-10-12
D: 2019-04-14
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McKenzie, Edward
Graziano Luppi
B: 1953-06-19
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Vivien Jackson
B: 1939-03-12
D: 2019-04-12
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Wilfried Haensel
B: 1930-11-22
D: 2019-04-12
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Haensel, Wilfried
Christina Mason
B: 1943-12-19
D: 2019-04-11
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Mason, Christina
Elgin MacKinnon
B: 1959-07-02
D: 2019-04-11
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MacKinnon, Elgin
Violet Short
B: 1929-07-22
D: 2019-04-10
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Short, Violet
Richard Kirkland
B: 1953-07-05
D: 2019-04-08
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Kirkland, Richard
Joan Barth
B: 1936-04-03
D: 2019-04-07
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Barth, Joan
Richard Olszak
B: 1946-09-14
D: 2019-04-07
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Olszak, Richard
Ismael Picazo
B: 1962-10-30
D: 2019-04-06
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Picazo, Ismael
Randolph Tarrant
B: 1963-03-10
D: 2019-04-06
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Tarrant, Randolph
Michael Bangs
B: 1946-12-11
D: 2019-04-06
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Bangs, Michael
Gary Hamer
B: 1955-05-18
D: 2019-04-06
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Hamer, Gary
Eveleyn Curran
B: 1923-02-22
D: 2019-04-05
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Curran, Eveleyn
Cathryn Cloak
B: 1952-01-02
D: 2019-04-05
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Cloak, Cathryn
Darin Swain
B: 1984-12-22
D: 2019-04-05
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Swain, Darin
Robert "Bob" Wilson
B: 1941-01-09
D: 2019-04-05
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Wilson, Robert "Bob"
Edna Fisher
B: 1925-10-27
D: 2019-04-03
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Fisher, Edna
Deborah Mehler
B: 1969-11-12
D: 2019-04-02
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Mehler, Deborah
Austin Burtis
B: 1998-07-24
D: 2019-04-02
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Burtis, Austin

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Full Name Ronald Lyle Orr
Date of Birth
Saturday, June 28th, 1941
Date of Death
Monday, January 26th, 2015
Place of Death
Veteran, Alberta T0C 2S0

Service Information

A small family service was held at West Spray Lakes, Canmore AB on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 11:30 am, at the last campsite ½ ways down the far side of the 2nd lake just before the gate closing the road off. We created an altar of sorts on the beach out of pine, juniper and fir branches with a few wild flowers. (See pics in photo section). We played his favorite songs, How Great Thou Art, Angel Band, and God on The Mountain. As the music played we floated the urn and scattered pink rose petals on the water, each remembering him quietly in our own way. The urn was made for water burials. It was beautifully done with embossed roses and the inscription “We knew not loves true depth, until his soul was set free”. We did a toast with picnic champagne glasses and O’Doul’s Amber alcohol free beer, his drink of choice! Next we built a stone heart memorial at water’s edge where the urn went in. If you look close there is an ‘R’ inside of it. Then we gathered above the lake in the trees for a picnic lunch while playing 50’s and 60’s country tunes that used to play in his old auto shop all the time. It was clear, sunny, and breezy. It was perfect as could be and a wonderful way to recall Ron-Dad-Grandpa’s final resting place.
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