Douglas Menzies passed away peacefully on April 18th 2017, surrounded by his loving family after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Douglas was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. He was predeceased by his father, George Stuart Menzies. Douglas is survived by his wife Debbie, daughters Chelsea and Marlainna, mother Margaret, brother Robert, several aunts and uncles, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Douglas had a great career as a master carpenter, highly respected within his industry. With his creative eyes and skilled hands, Douglas could create anything he put his mind to. His heart and home were always filled with music, laughter and family. Douglas was an avid sportsman, favoring motorcycling, skiing, tennis and exploring the wild. His true passion was riding his motorbike through the mountains on an open road. A man of his word, Douglas lived with integrity and compassion for all forms of life. Douglas will be forever missed by family and friends.
Many thanks to the Home Care and Palliative Care teams and for the wonderful care he received at the Chinook Hospice.
Funeral Service will be held at the First Alliance Church, 12345- 40th St. S.E. on Wednesday April 26th at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, #200 119-14th St. N.W. Calgary, AB T2W 1Z5
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