GARVIN , Craig
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Craig Garvin, beloved husband of Mrs. Emily Garvin of Calgary, passed away on March 16, 2010 at the age of 26 years. Craig will be lovingly remembered by his parents Glenn and Debbie Garvin, his Auntie Pam (Peter), grandmother Gloria Llewellyn, grandparents Lorretta and Terry Garvin, Aunt Cindy (Eric), Uncle Keith (Chris), Uncle Perri (Celeste) and his cousin Alyssa. He will also be remembered by Emily's parents, Anna and Tom Kolman, her Babi, Jirina Kolman, sisters Kristina, Ruth, Lydia (Chris), Karla (Russell), his nephews Reuben and Jonah, his niece Emma-Lee, as well as many more friends and family members too numerous to mention. Craig was predeceased by his grandfather Fred Llewellyn. Craig was born and raised in Calgary. He was a dedicated husband and a treasured son and was deeply cherished by both sides of his family. Craig was a lifelong athlete, enjoying many activities including baseball, hockey, soccer, and running. He was an accomplished scuba diver as well as an instructor and decorated 2nd Dan blackbelt in Tae Kwon Do, including a silver medal in North America for his division. Craig attended school in Calgary and was a graduate of Forest Lawn High school and an alumnus of SAIT Polytechnic. Craig was truly young at heart and had a gift for bringing joy and laughter to the people around him. He was a caring and loyal friend as well as a respected colleague and a mentor to those he worked with. Craig was a devoted husband to his wife Emily for five years. He was honest and steadfast; thoroughly devoting his time to taking care of the people around him, valuing his family and friends above all else. Although his life was cut tragically short, he will live on in the hearts and the memories of the countless people he touched in the time he was with us. "We do not grieve as those who have no hope." (1 Thessalonians 4:19). To email expressions of sympathy: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject heading: Craig Garvin. Arrangements entrusted to MOUNTAIN VIEW FUNERAL HOME and CEMETERY 1605 - 100 Street S.E. (17 Avenue S.E. at Garden Road), Calgary, AB. Phone: 403-272-5555. www.mountainviewmemorial.ca
Published in The Calgary Herald on Mar. 20, 2010