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Robert Bomford Foster, beloved husband of Dorothy Foster, went to be with Jesus on November 19, 2013 at the Santuari Hospice at the age of 91. He will be dearly missed by his sons, Mark and Craig and his grandson, Justus as well as his sister, Joyce Fenton (Murray) and his brothers, Gordon and Ron (Bev) as well as many nieces, nephews and friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Isabel and James Foster and his brothers, James and Richard and recently by his dear sister-in-law, Priscilla. Robert was born April 20, 1922 at Rockyford, Alberta. He was wounded in WWII where he served as a tank mechanic. After the war he worked at several jobs before settling into a successful career as an air traffic controller. He retired at 65 and enjoyed many years of hiking, skiing and volunteering at the Aerospace Museum. He will be sorely missed by his family and friends. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Robert's name may be made to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, 102 - 11 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB, T2G 0X5. A Celebration of Robert's Life will be held on Thursday, November 28 at 1:30 p.m. at the Calgary Community Church, 5136 - 17 Avenue N.W. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at www.myalternatives.ca.
Published in The Calgary Herald on Nov. 26, 2013