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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Ernest MCCULLOUGH

MCCULLOUGH, Ernest John December 3, 1925 – Calgary, Alberta July 21, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta Our beloved Ernie, husband, father, brother, grandpa, uncle, and friend died peacefully at home on July 21, 2015. His last days were enriched with the love and prayers of his family and friends. He was born to Dorothea (McDonald) and Ernest Arlington McCullough at Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary. Ernie was predeceased by his parents, sisters Noreen (Ayer) and Suzanne (Shannon), and by his brother...
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