Rev. Donald Frederick Crowhurst

  • "I was dedicated as a newborn baby by the Rev Donald..."
    - Vikki Lewis
  • "Don was a caring, compassionate man of many talents. May..."
    - Emily Crowhurst
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    - Jim Simpson
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    - Elmer/Elsie Kennedy

CROWHURST _ Donald Frederick Rev. Donald Frederick Crowhurst, 81, passed away after an illness of some months at the Foothills Hospital in Calgary. With him were his son Brenton and Rev. Ron Opmeer of Athabasca, Alberta. Don immigrated to Canada from Australia with his family in 1968 to become pastor of the First Baptist Church in Brandon, Manitoba. Over a career of many decades, he was appreciated as a talented and dedicated minister to congregations at Taree, Lakemba and Auburn (Australia); Brandon and Minnedosa (Manitoba); Vancouver; and Athbasca, Alberta. He is survived by two sons, Brenton and Jeremy Crowhust; one daughter, Megan Crowhurst; his grandchildren, Joshua and Emily Crowhurst; and many relatives and friends of long-standing in his native Australia and in Canada. A Memorial Service will be held for Don on Tuesday, May 20, at the Reform Church in Athabasca, Alberta.
Published in The Calgary Herald on May 17, 2008
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