GEORGE HARDY MAYER

MAYER, GEORGE HARDY

August 3, 1923 – Prince Rupert, BC April 19, 2015 – Calgary, AB Retired Captain George H. Mayer (R.C.A.F.) died peacefully on April 19, 2015. Devoted husband for nearly 70 years to wife, Kay, Loving and beloved father to daughters Janice Wojick and her husband Steve of Calgary, Valerie LaMaster of Tucson, AZ and Linnea Whitaker of Calgary. George will be lovingly remembered by his twin brother, Henry Mayer of Victoria, BC and by his grandchildren, Ryan LaMaster and Cody, Austin and Caitlin Whitaker. George was brought up on the Queen Charlotte Islands (now Haida Gwaii). He was a WWII veteran. George met Kay, the love of his life in Lethbridge, AB and they married in September 1945. Between 1952 and 1971 George enjoyed a rewarding career in the R.C.A.F., then embarked on a long career in sales until he was in his mid 70’s. George loved gardening, fishing, wood and leather work. He travelled extensively in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, both for work and pleasure. He was a warm and gregarious man who loved people and people loved him. The family extend heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Bethany Calgary NW, who provided him such warm, compassionate care while he made his final home there. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #204, 2323 – 32 Ave NE, Calgary, AB T2E 6Z3. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Messages of remembrance may be left for the family at www.southcalgaryfuneralcentre.ca SOUTH CALGARY FUNERAL CENTRE and CREMATORIUM (at Lake Fraser Gate) Telephone: 403-297-0711. Honoured Provider of Dignity Memorial


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