Glengarry Alexander "Glen" MacDonald

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    We regret to advise of the death of Glengarry Alexander “Glen” MacDonald of Spirit River AB on 15 May 2015 at the age of 93 years.

    Glen was born in Dodsland SK and moved with his family to Peace Country and settled in the Woking AB area in 1929.  He was a Royal Canadian Engineers veteran of the Second World War and served in the United Kingdom, North Africa, Italy and NW Europe in the 12th Field Company.  He was wounded in Italy in 1944 but returned to duty on recovering.  At the end of the fighting in Europe, Glen volunteered for the Pacific and was on leave when the war in the Pacific ended.
    After the war, Glen returned home and started farming, mixed with carpentry and sawmill work.  Later, he started raising cattle as a year-round business.  He left the farm in 2013 and moved into the Pleasant View Lodge in Spirit River.

    Funeral Services will be held at the Spirit River Centennial Hall on 30 May at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alberta Heart & Stroke Foundation, Royal Canadian Legion Branch #72 Spirit River or a charity of one’s choice.