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MITTY, Earl Douglas
July 3, 1946 - January 19, 2012
On January 19, 2012 our world changed forever when we lost the most amazing husband, father, grandfather, uncle, and friend.
Earl will always be remembered and loved by his wife and best friend of 37 years Darlenne; children: Shaun (Sue), Erin (Greg), Stephanie (Joel), Darren (Anna-Mae).Earl was especially proud of his grandchildren: Andrew, Liam, Joshua, and Nicholas. Also left to mourn are his niece Nicolle and nephews Michael and Brian and numerous friends and business associates. Predeceased by father Steven, mother Alice, and sister Judy.
A celebration of Earl's life will be held on Friday January 27, 2012 at the Faculty Club, University of Alberta, 11435 Saskatchewan Drive, Edmonton, Alberta. We invite you to join us for refreshments and lite lunch at 11 a.m. Service will begin at noon. Parking is available at Faculty Club Parking Lot or Windsor Car Park (entrance off 116 street).
We wish to thank the compassionate nurses and staff in ICU unit 3C4 at the U of A Hospital.
In lieu of flowers please sign your donor card.

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Published in Edmonton Journal from Jan. 24 to Jan. 26, 2012.
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February 3, 2012
Dear Darlenne, Stephanie, Erin & Family,
I was so shocked to hear of Mr. Mitty's passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts during this time and the days ahead.
Wendy, Gord & Keegan
Wendy Richards
January 26, 2012
Darlene, Stephanie and Mitty Family.

We were shocked and saddened to hear of Earl's passing. Please accept our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. We will always remember Earl for his wonderful sense of humour, he always kept us laughing. He will be greatly missed.

Pat, Jill and Edmundson Family
Pat Edmundson
January 26, 2012
We are so saddened to hear of your loss... anyone that ever met Earl was always taken by his laughter and great sense of humor...never a dull momnet. We will miss him dearly. Virg, Helen, David, Donovan, and Daniel
January 25, 2012
January 25, 2012
Roads go ever ever on,
Over rock and under tree,
By caves where never sun has shone,
By streams that never find the sea;
Over snow by winter sown,
And through the merry flowers of June,
Over grass and over stone,
And under mountains in the moon.

Roads go ever ever on,
Under cloud and under star.
Yet feet that wandering have gone
Turn at last to home afar.
Eyes that fire and sword have seen,
And horror in the halls of stone
Look at last on meadows green,
And trees and hills they long have known.

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with eager feet,
Until it joins some larger way,
Where many paths and errands meet.

The Road goes ever on and on
Down from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone,
And I must follow, if I can,
Pursuing it with weary feet,
Until it joins some larger way,
Where many paths and errands meet.
And whither then? I cannot say.

The Road goes ever on and on
Out from the door where it began.
Now far ahead the Road has gone.
Let others follow, if they can!
Let them a journey new begin.
But I at last with weary feet
Will turn towards the lighted inn,
My evening-rest and sleep to meet.

Still 'round the corner there may wait
A new road or secret gate;
And though I oft have passed them by,
A day will come at last when I
Shall take the hidden paths that run
West of the Moon, East of the Sun.

Forever In Our Hearts
Love Nicholas, Anna Mai & Darren
January 25, 2012
Darlenne and Family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Earl was truly a special man and we were honoured to have him in our lives for the past 20 years. We will miss him. Please let us know if there is anything we can do for you.
Angela and David Parkes
January 25, 2012
Dear Mitty Family,
My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family today. Earl was a great man friend and father. I knew Earl through my family and we all were heartbroken to hear of his passing. Darlenne if you need anything at all please let us know. We would like to be here for you in this hard time and will be in our hearts and prayers.

Angela Kee-Quebec Regina, Sask
Angela Kee-Quebec
January 25, 2012
My deepest condolenses to Darlene and family. Our world has lost a true gentleman and our industry has lost a leader. Through the 20 + years I knew Earl, he always made me laugh when we were together and also supported me as a co-worker. He will be sadly missed by the industry and many close friends! See ya on the other side Earl ! I'll bring the beer and the de-caf !
Dave Carrier
January 25, 2012
Dear Darlenne and Mitty family

We were so saddened to hear of Earls passing, he was a very special person. Earl was always quick to smile, joke and love life. We will be thinking of you all in the days to come as you grieve for your loss.

Please accept our deepest sympathy if there is anything we can do to help, don't hesitate to ask.

Karen, Megan and the Plupek family
karen plupek
January 25, 2012
Dear Mitty family, although you so not know me I want to express my sincere condolences to all of you. Mr Mitty has helped my niece Emilly Vallee and our family will never forget his caring enough about a disabled child to help in any way he could. I think this shows the character of Earl Mitty. Take care and you will be in our thoughts and our prayers.
Paulette Ouellette
January 24, 2012
Darlenne, as the days and weeks pass, and you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. We will miss Earl's sense of humour and friendship and wonder who now will ensure that he has matching shoes on.
Greg & LaVerne Chartrand
January 24, 2012
Dear Darlenne and family.
We are so sorry of your loss.
He was a special friend,we will always remember the good times together,the jokes and laughs that we shared.
Those memories will stay with us forever.
Gerard & Germaine Gauthier
January 24, 2012
Darlenne, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Cindy Clarke
January 24, 2012
Dear Mitty Family
Remembering all of you and thinking of you during this very sad time. We have fond memories of Earl from many functions at your home and waving to him from the sidelines of parades through the years. Our deepest sympathies.
Nicole, Kevin, Nolan, and Megan Kunetzki
January 24, 2012
Dear Erin, Greg, Andrew and Joshua,
We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad and grandpa. We wish you courage and strength during this difficult time. Keep hope, love and memories close.
Cam, Monika, Brandon & Samantha Provost
January 24, 2012
Darlenne, so sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. I enjoyed talking to Earl at the Highland functions many moons ago.
Denise Howie
January 24, 2012
Darlenne - I am so sorry to hear of Earl's passing. May your love and memories keep you strong during this sad time.
Kathy Niven
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