Morley SKLAR
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SKLAR, Morley Gerald
November 12, 1936 - September 19, 2015
Morley Gerald Sklar, beloved husband of Karen, passed away on September 19, 2015. Morley will always be remembered with love by his adored children and grandchildren Sandi Cohen (Joel), Rachel and Samara; Julie Fogler (Anthony) and Brody: Ross (Marin), Jack and Mila. He is also survived by his two sisters Ethel Caplan and Lillian Martin, his brother Coleman (Arlene) and his brother-in-law Elliot Gelfand (Dena) as well as many nephews and nieces. Morley was a long- time and respected businessman and owner of the British Boot Shops in Calgary for over 40 years. He was a natural artist with a deep appreciation for style and beauty. He loved all sports and was a talented athlete including golf, baseball, hockey, running and squash. His happiest times were those spent with our family. He quietly and humbly supported many charitable organizations. We remember him for his glowing personality and charisma, his up lifting disposition and zest for life, his kindness and generosity and for his love of his family. Our deep sense of loss and emptiness will be filled by our wonderful and warm memories. Our deepest thank you to Dr. Glen Gould and Dr. Darrel Eliason who guided us throughout Morley's illness with the best of care and best of advice and to the exceptional care provided by staff and administration of Bethany Harvest Hills. Donations may be made to Jewish Family Services 403 287 3510 or Bethany Harvest Hills, 19 Harvest Gold Manor, Calgary, AB, T3K 4Y1, Telephone: (403) 226 8200 or to a charity of your choice. Funeral Services were held at Beth Tzedec Synagogue, 1325 Glenmore Trail S.W., Calgary, AB on Monday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m. with interment to follow at Beth Tzedec Memorial Park (122 Shalom Way S.W.) Arrangements in care of the CHEVRA KADISHA OF CALGARY, Telephone: 403-244-4717.




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Published in Calgary Herald from Sep. 21 to Sep. 22, 2015.
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September 24, 2015
Karen and family, I am so sorry to hear about Morley, We had great times together when I lived next door. My condolences to you all.
cynthia Stessel
September 24, 2015
Karen and family, I am so sorry to hear about Morley, I had such good times with you both when I lived next door. My condolences to all of you.
Cynthia Stessel
September 23, 2015
Karen, Larry and I send our sincere condolences to you and your family on the passing of Morley. Our thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time, and may your wonderful memories give you some comfort. Elaine Fine
Elaine Fine
September 23, 2015
Karen and family. I was so sorry to hear of Morley's passing. I will always remember our conversations in Chinook Centre when he had his office beside mine in the tower and we were a couple of retailers in the Mall. He was a great guy.
Don McGregor
Don McGregor
September 22, 2015
So sorry for your loss. I will remember his "larger than life" personality..
Ann Marie Towell
September 22, 2015
Dear Karen, Sandi, Julie, Ross and families,
I have fond memories of Morley from various family visits to Alberta. He was a fun guy to be with and his smile and personality could light up a room. My condolences to all of you.
Brian Zelnicker
September 22, 2015
So sorry Karen - hugs
Sharel Miller
September 21, 2015
Dear Karen, Sandi, Julie and Ross,

Heartfelt condolences on your loss. We have fond memories of Morley and his sense of humor and joie de vivre, and our hearts go out to you now. May Morley's memory be a blessing.

- Jon Anschell and Abbe Goldman
September 21, 2015
Dearest Karen & Family we are so saddened to hear of the loss of your beloved husband ,father & grandfather. Morley was such a vibrant & wonderful human being & you have been an amazing wife during such a difficult time. We are so lucky to have been able to share so many happy times with you both & your beautiful children & grandchildren . Karen your strength & courage through this difficult illness has been remarkable & showed how deeply your cared for Morley . Please know that you & all your precious family are in our thoughts & prayers. Much Love Bev & Errol Solomon
Beverley Solomon
September 21, 2015
Dear Karen, Julie, Sandy and Ross,

What an amazing legacy Morley leaves behind with the beautiful family he created, loved and so dearly cherished. His incredible warm energy and sparkle lives on in each of you. Sending you all my love and strength during this difficult time. Jane xo.
Jane Apor
September 21, 2015
Karen, please accept my deepest sympathies and to your family for our loss.
Harold Jacobson
September 21, 2015
Dear Karen
I was so sorry to learn of Morley's passing. My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family at this difficult time in your lives. I will always remember what a great time we had visiting with Morley and you whenever we were back in Calgary
You are in my thoughts and prayers
Bernice Cohen
September 21, 2015
Dearest Karen,Sandi, Julie, Ross and families...
It is with my heartfelt sympathy that I express to you all my understanding sympathy to you on the loss of your beloved husband and father. We had a lot of happy times together as two families, and those memories still make me smile today and will always. Thinking of you all during these painful times. Much love, Ellen and Daryl Frihandler
September 21, 2015
So sorry for the loss of a great man and our thoughts are with an amazing family that made me part of their family when first moving to Calgary many years ago. Sincere condolences and prayers. Darren and the Solomon family
Darren Solomon
September 21, 2015
WE THINK OF THE SKLAR FAMILY OFTEN
THE GREAT TIMES WE HAD WATCHING THE KIDS GROW UP
WE WILL SAY A PRAYER FOR ALL OF YOU AND KNOW MORLEY IS IN A BETTER PLACE
BARRY AND SHEILA BLOOMFIELD
September 21, 2015
Karen, I'm saddened to hear that your beloved Morley had passed away. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family during this most difficult time.
John Farris
September 21, 2015
Our sincere condolences on the passing of your dear husband, father and grandfather. May you be spared further sorrow.
Anna & Jan Steinberg
Anna Steinberg
September 21, 2015
Dear Mrs. Sklar and your family,
It's with sadness that we learn of Morley' untimely passing. We will certainly miss his unbounded enthusiasm and zest for life. We extend our deep condolences at this difficult time.
Sincerely,
Frank and Lynne Hickey and family
Frank Hickey
September 21, 2015
Karen, and children
Jerry and I are very sorry we can not be there to share the passing of your beloved Morley.
please know that our thoughts and love are with you.
he will be missed.
Joanne and Jerry Kagan
Joanne and jerry Kagan
September 21, 2015
Dear Karen, Sandy, Julie, Ross and family, I cannot tell you how said I was to hear of Morley's passing. My deepest condolences and may all your happy memories sustain you at this time.
Debbie Shaikin
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