• "Anne and Family: I just heard about the passing of Ron and..."
    - Ron Curry
  • "Dear Anne and Carolanne (and Marc). I am so sorry about..."
    - Annette Fisher
  • "Ann, Carolanne and Karen: We were so sorry to hear that..."
    - Joyce Andriuk
  • "Sending my deepest condolences and prayers of strength to..."
    - Kita E
  • "Carolanne and Family, we are thinking of you today as you..."
    - Johnson

ALLBRIGHT, Ronald Philip
September 28, 1934 – July 9, 2016
Ron passed away with his family by his side on Saturday, July 9, 2016 at the age of 81 years. Survived by loving wife, Anne; daughters, Carolanne DeBiasio (Marc) and Karen Allbright; grandchildren, Christina and Michael; sister, Eileen; family and friends. Ron, married to Anne for 56 years, will be best remembered for his larger than life, gentle heart and warm smile. Known as the Badger, he had love for family and football. He was a proud native Calgarian who attended Western Canada HS and received his B.Sc. in Engineering from the U of A. His career spanned 36 years at the City of Calgary. He played junior football with the Bronks and signed with the Calgary Stampeders in 1956, playing for 12 years, and was named to the Stampeders' Wall of Fame in 2014. Ron coached university, junior and community football, and was a member of the Stampeder Alumni Association, Carstairs Golf Club and past president of the Calgary Curling Club. A Celebration of Life will be held at The Red & White Club (1833 Crowchild Trail NW) on Saturday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. Special thanks to Foothills Hospital staff, Unit 61. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Photos, memories and condolences may be shared with family through Arrangements in care of EVAN J. STRONG FUNERAL SERVICES. (403) 265-1199.


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Published in The Calgary Herald from July 15 to July 16, 2016
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