Henry Allen HARGREAVES

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HARGREAVES, Henry Allen (Hank)
1928 – 2017

Henry Allen (Hank) Hargreaves II, beloved husband of Lee Hargreaves, passed away surrounded by his loving family at Foothills hospital in Calgary, Alberta on July 27, 2017 at the age of 88 years.
Hank grew up in the Bronx after which he gave distinguished service to the US Navy during World War II. He attended Mt Allison University, earning two degrees and excelling academically and in his musical endeavours. He then obtained a PhD from Duke University and taught for many years in the English Department at the University of Alberta, as well as singing with the Edmonton Opera for eighteen years. In 2016 Hank was inducted into the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Hall of Fame in recognition of his award winning books and seminal contribution to the Science Fiction genre. He was also a loving and wonderful father to Alyson Hargreaves, Hal Hargreaves (deceased 1996), and Heather Barnum (nee Hargreaves). Grandfather to Daniel, Rebecca and Sophie Barnum.
A Memorial Gathering will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 at LEYDEN'S FUNERAL HOME (corner of 17th Avenue and 2nd Street SW) at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Hank's memory to the Alzheimer Society of Canada or The Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
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Leyden's Funeral Home - Calgary
304 - 18th Ave S.W.
Calgary, AB T2S 0C3
(403) 228-4422
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Published in The Edmonton Journal on Aug. 1, 2017
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