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And the Bodies Keep Piling Up
« on: April 01, 2018, 03:24:49 PM »
According to the Canadian Government, a Canadian male has a 2.6 percent chance of dying by age 45.  For male AARC survivors, it is not looking quite so good.
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26?lang=eng&id=1095402


MAZUR _ Andrew Blair May 17, 1983 - January 8, 2005 It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved son, Andrew at the age of 21 years. Andrew is survived by his father Lawrence Mazur, stepmother Amanda Mazur of Calgary; and his mother Teresa Bastian of Toronto; maternal grandfather Blair Bastian; paternal grandmother Hazel Mazur. He also leaves to mourn, his brothers, Sam and Adam of Calgary; and sister Megan of Toronto. He was predeceased by his Grandpa Walter Mazur; his Grandma Dorothy Bastian; and his dog Sarge. Andrew was a very caring and loving person - anyone who met him could tell you this. He will be deeply missed by everyone who ever met him. May his light shine in our hearts forever. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, January 13, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. at Advent Lutheran Church, 11 Scenic Acres Gate N.W., Calgary, Alberta. Cremation will follow the Service. In lieu of flowers please make all donations to the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Center, 303 Forge Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta. PIERSON'S FUNERAL SERVICE in charge of arrangements. Telephone: 235-3602

NEWSON _ Devon Chester 1987 - 2006 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Devon Newson of Calgary on Sunday, July 23, 2006 at the age of 18 years. Devon was born on October 20, 1987 in Calgary. He was an energetic little boy from the start with a huge heart and a great personality. Very active, he loved doing anything outdoors, including achieving the position as a running back on a Calgary football team. Devon's favourite vacations were those summer camping trips spent with his family, participating in activities like quading and fishing with his Dad. Despite this all he faced many challenges in his short life. Beloved son of Trevor and Christine Newson of Calgary; brother to Danielle Newson of Calgary; and grandson of Enid Ford of Calgary, and Julie and Tim Bolen of Ponoka, AB and Barbara Sims of Sicamous, BC. Devon was predeceased by his grandfathers, Elmer George Sims of Sicamous, BC, and Bruce Newson of Stony Plain, AB. He will be forever loved and remembered by his many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. Devon will forever be in our hearts. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Monday, July 31, 2006 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. A Celebration of Devon's Life will be held at McInnis & Holloway's Fish Creek Chapel (14441 Bannister Road S.E.) on Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . If friends so desire, in lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC), 303 Forge Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0S9 (Telephone 403-253-5250). The family wish to thank all of their family and friends for their support during this time. In living memory of Devon Newson, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E. Telephone: 403-256-9575.

LeBARON _ William "Steven" 1979 - 2007 William "Steven" LeBaron passed away suddenly on Hornby Island, BC, on April 29, 2007, at the age of 27 years. He will be dearly missed by his father Glen LeBaron and wife Karlene; mother Diane Williams and husband Richard; and siblings, Emily, Tom, David, Annie and Noah. He will also be missed by his grandmother Stella Massey-Hicks and Rowena Massey-Hicks of Canmore. Many thanks to Robear LeBaron and his family for their loving care of Steven during his stay on Hornby Island. Memorial Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Calgary West Stake Chapel (6560 Silver Springs Crescent N.W.) today, May 5, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to AARC (Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre), 303 Forge Road S.E., Calgary, AB, T2H 0S9. In living memory of Steven LeBaron a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82

GETTIS _ Brent James Charles September 1, 1977 - November 2, 2007 Brent James Charles Gettis, beloved son of Barbara and Jim Gettis, of Calgary passed away on Friday, November 2, 2007 at the age of 30 years. Brent was born in Calgary, AB and attended Silver Springs Elementary and Montgomery Jr. High Schools. His senior high school years were spent at Brentwood College School in Mill Bay, BC. He returned to Alberta to study Engineering at the U of C. Later, Brent worked at Western Energy Ltd. with his dad, and more recently at Siemens Technologies, a job which he loved. Brent had a great passion for music and was an accomplished Jazz Pianist. He was an adventurous person, who loved water skiing, playing hockey and downhill skiing. Fishing was Brent's ultimate passion and hobby; he was a skilful fly fisherman and had a great knowledge of all types of fish and styles of fishing. He spent many hours casting his fly rod by his "beloved" Bow River. Besides his loving parents Barbara and Jim, Brent is survived by two brothers, Paul and Michael; his special friend Carey Sponholz; his grandmothers Matilda (Tillie) Blake and Mary Gettis; special auntie Palma McCullagh; as well as several other aunts, uncles, and cousins; and his loving canine friend, Pookey. Brent was predeceased by his grandfathers Charles Blake and Duain Gettis. Brent especially loved his family, and he will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him. Relatives and friends are invited to a Celebration of Brent's Life at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY'S Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.) today, November 7, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at McInnis & Holloway's Crowfoot Chapel (82 Crowfoot Circle, N.W.) on Thursday, November 8, 2007 at 2:30 p.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, 303 Forge Road S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0S9 (Telephone 403-253-5250) or the 1835 Recovery Acres Society, 1835 - 27 Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB T2T 1H2 (Telephone 403-245-1196). In living memory of Brent Gettis, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot Chapel, 82 CROWFOOT CIRCLE N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044

HYDE _ Lawren Llewelyn Goodale January 7, 1984 - September 30, 2008 Lawren, beloved son of Valerie Goodale and the late Willie Hyde died suddenly in a car accident on Tuesday, September 30. He brought love and joy to those close to him. He will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by his mother Valerie; his sister Morgan (Devon) Nahanee; his girlfriend Edith Savanya; as well as many family members and friends. Lawren's unexpected, early death has left a huge void in the lives of those who loved him. We will cherish his memories through all of our "Lawren Stories". Letters of tribute and personal messages may be sent to the family care of AARC at sanderson@ aarc.ab.ca . A Service to honour and celebrate Lawren's life will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. at The Alberta Adolescent Recovery Center (AARC), 303 Forge Road S.E., Calgary, Alberta. Lawren was AARC's 186th graduate. As a tribute to Lawren and in lieu of flowers we invite you to make a donation in his memory to the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre.

NIEDERGESAESS _ Aaron Gerhard March 12, 1987 - September 30, 2008 Aaron Niedergesaess of Calgary passed away suddenly in a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at the age of 21 years. Aaron touched the lives of many with his open, enthusiastic nature and his big heart. He was an avid athlete who excelled in anything he tried. In 2006, he helped the Vancouver Island Raiders win the Canadian Junior Championship. Aaron will be lovingly remembered by his daughter "baby girl" Giselle; soulmate Jenine Gilbertson; parents Margaret and Ernst Niedergesaess; brother Marc (Rachel) Niedergesaess; sisters, Kirsten (Mike) Petersen and Eve Niedergesaess; grandfather Paul Babchishin; nephews, Michael and Jesse; nieces, Kate and Anna; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Funeral Services at Centre Street Church (3900 - 2 Street N.E.) on Saturday, October 4, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queen's Park Cemetery. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com . Donations can be made for Aaron's daughter, payable to Donna Babchishin and/or Sarah Anderson (in Trust for Giselle Niedergesaess) or at any TD Canada Trust branch.

CONGO
February 24, 1970 –September 4, 2010
Anthony Dean Congo of Red Deer passed away on September 4, 2010. He will be lovingly remembered by his parents, Neil and Sharon Congo, his siblings, Chad (Heather) Congo and Tamara (Glenn) Yingst,
Grandma Kathleen Congo, 3 nephews: Dallas, Corey and Ryan, 3 nieces: Tara, Robyn and Cassidy, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was a an accomplished guitar player and song writer and loved sharing his faith with others. He recently completed his book “Foolish Miracles“to help families understand living with mental illness.
Anthony was simply known by those that knew him well as a sensitive, loving, generous and caring person. He is now where he longed to be at home with his Saviour.
A memorial service in his honour will be held on Thursday September 9, 2010 at 2;30 p.m at Living Stones Church, 2020- 40 Ave. Red Deer.
If friends so desire memorial tributes may be made to “Guitar Church “ or Living Stones Church Benevolent Fund. Heartland Funeral Services, Innisfail, entrusted with arrangements.

Scott Russell Cable
8 JUNE , 1981 – 12 JANUARY , 2013
S Scott Cable passed away suddenly on January 12, 2013 at home in Okotoks at the age of 31 years. He is lovingly remembered by his long term partner Amanda and his father Terry, sister Heather, Uncle Dave (Carol), grandparents Leonard (Cynthia “Babs”) Cable, cousins Raymond, Sarah and family.
Scott will be sadly missed by all who knew him including the pipe band communities Scott played in for many years.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Okotoks United Church (43 Riverside Drive, Okotoks) on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
If friends so desire, a donation can be made directly to the Canadian Mental Health Association, #400, 1202 Centre St SE, Calgary, AB T2G 5A5.

CORY, Ben
1991 - 2015
It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden departure of our beloved Ben. We are devastated by the loss of his smile, big heart, sharp wit, quirky and profound intelligence, sense of humour, deep insights about people, and competitive and fun-loving nature. Ben loved sports, music and especially his family, friends and AARC community. Ben will be forever in the hearts of his loving parents, Jill and David, his cherished sister Becky and her partner, Sherwin, and his best feline friend, Oreo. He will be profoundly missed by his Grammy Joyce, aunts and uncles Mike and Joany, Barry and Diane, Jeff and Sue and Nancy and Mike, as well as his cousins Stephen, Gordon, Noah, Dan and Melanie. Ben will be fondly remembered by the Link family - aunts, uncles and cousins. The AARC community grieves with us. They gave endless support and love to our family throughout Ben's journey with recovery. Ben's community will be gathering on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at Eden Brook Funeral Home (24223 Township Road 242 at Lower Springbank Road & 17th Avenue SW) at 2:30 p.m. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.leydens.com. Tributes in Ben's name may be directed to a scholarship fund for AARC graduates

McKENZIE, Jeremy
March 28, 1998 – March 17, 2015
Our hearts are broken and it seems as though even the angels are weeping. Jeremy McKenzie, at the tender age of 16, our loving son left us suddenly on Tuesday, March 17, 2015. He will be greatly missed by his sister Jordan, his parents Joan Hollihan and Wade McKenzie, grandmother Molly Hollihan, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was predeceased by his grandparents Dale Hollihan, Dale and Irma McKenzie. Jeremy had a one-of-a-kind personality that included a unique sense of humour, a kind and caring heart and a great love for his family and his three dogs ("the girls"). Jeremy really loved his auto body class, and had a passion for vinyl records, photography, glass blowing, baseball and long boarding. He loved to travel with his family and explored China, Hawaii, Greece, Mexico, and many cities across Canada and U.S. These great vacations have given us many special memories we will treasure forever. Please join us for the visitation and viewing on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at LEYDEN'S CHAPEL OF REMEMBRANCE (corner of 17th Avenue & 2nd Street SW) from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. A Gathering of Jer's Clan will be held at the same location on Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeremy's name may be made to Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC), 303 Forge Road SE, Calgary, AB T2H 0S9,

SPIEGELMANN, Kevin Michael
August 7, 1996 – March 31, 2015
It is with profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our cherished son, Kevin Michael Spiegelmann. His loss will be forever felt by his loving parents Brian and Kathy Spiegelmann, brother Daniel, Aunts Debbie and Lori, Uncles Larry, Steve and Dave, cousins Nicholas, Samantha, Katie, Rachelle, Elissa and Chelsea (Brett) and second cousins Kaden and Carter. He will also be lovingly remembered by his Grandma Helen, Nana Anna, Papa Gary, birthmother Michelle and her family, godparents Anna and Pat and their children Thomas and Claire. He was predeceased by his cousin Nicole and grandpa Vic. Kevin's beloved cat Sparky will remain an important reminder of the caring nature Kevin embodied. Kevin was a beautiful, compassionate, loving soul who could light up any room. He also possessed a wonderful wit, intelligence and wisdom beyond his years. His very competitive side was evident in the way he played video games and family card games. He loved basketball, magic tricks and vacationing with family and close friends. He was in his element giving of his time and feedback to anyone who needed it. We are proud of the man he became in working through many challenges during his teen years. Please join with the family for an evening visitation on Monday April 6, 2015 at Eden Brook Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.. A Celebration of Kevin's Life will be held at the same location on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in Kevin's name may be made to Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre (AARC), 303 Forge Road SE, Calgary, Alberta T2H 0S9

FAULKENHAM, DYLAN REESE
November 28, 1992 – May 1, 2016
It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of our son and brother Dylan. Dylan is survived by his mother Wendy, his father Robin and his brother Jeremy. He is also survived by many wonderful family members and friends. Dylan lived for today, and we are so thankful that he did what he wanted, when he wanted. He loved sports and was a very loyal friend. Dylans' happy place was Baseball!
"Our lives will never be the same without you Dylan" Love Mom, Dad and Jeremy.
There will be a Celebration of Life on Wednesday, May 11th at Fresh Start Recovery Centre, 411- 41 Ave NE, Calgary at 6 PM. All are welcome.
To send condolences please go to www.remembering.ca and sign the guest book.

KISER, Andrew "Andy" Richard
October 7, 1984 - June 20, 2016
It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to Andy, a loving and devoted father, husband, son, brother, grandson, uncle, cousin and friend to many. His gentle soul and huge heart are now with the angels. There is a new star shining down on us all. Andy may be gone from this world, but he will be in our hearts forever. There will be a celebration of Andy's life so that family and friends may join together and share their stories. Condolences and tributes can be shared with the family at www.choicememorial.com. Service details will be announced later.

SAVAGE, Ryan David Matthew
March 7, 1977 – December 30, 2016
With heavy hearts we unexpectedly said goodbye to father, son, brother, and dear friend Ryan Savage. Ryan passed away on Friday, December 30, 2016. Ryan is survived by his children Brooklyn, Oskar and Jonathan; parents Cindy and Bill; brother Bill; and sister Sara and a large extended family. He was predeceased by his sister Kari Savage whom he is now with. Thank you for the overwhelming support from friends and family during our time of loss and grief. If friends so desire, contributions can be made to Cindy Savage to be placed in a trust for Ryan's children. A Service of Remembrance will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through
www.mcinnisandholloway.com.
http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/calgaryherald/obituary.aspx?n=ryan-david-matthew-savage&pid=183325613&fhid=6131

SHAW, Dylan Frank
July 13, 1986 – Cold Lake, Alberta
August 31, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Dylan Shaw passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017 at the age of 31 years. He leaves behind a culinary legacy. Dylan had an enthusiasm for life. His generous and caring nature will be deeply missed. Dylan is survived by his mother Christine; his father and step-mom Wayne and Kathi; his brother Trayce; and numerous family and friends.

NEUFELD, Avery Charles J.
June 21, 1997 – April 4, 2018
It is with unimaginable sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved son Avery on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at the age of 20 years in Calgary, AB.
Avery leaves behind to cherish his memory his dad, Chuck Neufeld (Kelsey), his mother, Crystal and stepfather Pat Tellier and siblings Paige and Ethan Tellier. His grandparents, Stan (Helen) Neufeld and Brenda Lavergne, Maureen (Dave) Carew as well as a large extended family across Western Canada.
Avery had an exceptional sense of humor and loved to travel (Europe, Southern California and Western Canada). He had intense passion for music ranging from hip hop to country to industrial music. Avery was devoted to working out and when the weight room was not free, push-ups were his forte.
A Celebration of Avery's Life will be on Friday, April 13, 2018 at Eden Brook Funeral Home (17Ave. SW and Lower Springbank Rd.) at 2:00pm.
Memorial donations in Avery's memory can be made to the Alberta Mental Health Association (https://alberta.cmha.ca/get-involved/donate/) or Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, 303 Forge Road SE, Calgary, AB T2H 0S9 (http://aarc.ab.ca/donate/).

JONES, Colin David - October 18, 1984 - June 5, 2018
With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of Colin Jones, on June 5, 2018 at the age of 33 years. He will be lovingly remembered by Bill, Liz, Richard, Cara, his little buddy Max, and so many more whose lives he touched. A Celebration of Colin’s Life will be held at Marlborough Park Community Center (6021 Madigan Dr. NE, Calgary, AB) on Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made to the Alberta Adolescent Recovery Centre, 303 Forge Road SE, Calgary, AB T2H 0S9 .
« Last Edit: November 26, 2018, 11:02:16 AM by ajax13 »
"AARC will go on serving youth and families as long as it will be needed, if it keeps open to God for inspiration" Dr. F. Dean Vause Executive Director

"...based on an understanding that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease that makes people more vulnerable to overdose after they've been in treatment."  Zontar?

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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2018, 02:55:18 PM »
Bump.
"AARC will go on serving youth and families as long as it will be needed, if it keeps open to God for inspiration" Dr. F. Dean Vause Executive Director

"...based on an understanding that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease that makes people more vulnerable to overdose after they've been in treatment."  Zontar?

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Bump.
"AARC will go on serving youth and families as long as it will be needed, if it keeps open to God for inspiration" Dr. F. Dean Vause Executive Director

"...based on an understanding that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease that makes people more vulnerable to overdose after they've been in treatment."  Zontar?

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Bump.
"AARC will go on serving youth and families as long as it will be needed, if it keeps open to God for inspiration" Dr. F. Dean Vause Executive Director

"...based on an understanding that addiction is a chronic relapsing disease that makes people more vulnerable to overdose after they've been in treatment."  Zontar?