Ian Leonard DALZIEL
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DALZIEL, Ian Leonard
July 11, 1935 – November 8, 2016
Ian Leonard Dalziel of Edmonton, and late of Gibbons/Redwater AB, Inuvik NWT, and East Kilbride, Scotland leaves behind his much devoted wife May, son Craig (Kathy - Leh Ti) Dalziel and daughter Lisa (Vern) Paul, and granddaughters Alix and Elie. Also in Alberta is Ian's brother-in-law and business partner Gilbert (Jackie) McCormick. Overseas is Ian's brother Alan as well as numerous cousins in Scotland, and his cousin Dal in New Zealand. Ian was predeceased by his siblings Margaret and David.
Ian very much enjoyed his National Service in the Royal Air Force, and the 18 months he spent as an Air Radar Mechanic working on the Sunderland Flying Boats with the 205/209 Squadron at Seletar Air Force Base in Singapore, helping in the fight against the communist terrorist incursion of the Malayan Emergency (1946-1960).
May and Ian loved their sailing days on Cold Lake and the cruises, bus tours, and train trips they took.
Ian wishes to give thanks to his family doctor, S. Toal and his Alberta Palliative Home Care team, and for the past 11 years, the staff at the G.F. MacDonald Centre for Lung Health at the General Hospital.
He reluctantly says good-bye to his friends at the Sequence, Scottish Country, and Les Amies dancing clubs, as well as the Edmonton Lawn Bowlers.
Lastly, but by no means least, there are his special friends who've had their last hugs from Ian.
A Celebration of Ian's Life will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at Foster & McGarvey Funeral Home, 10011 – 114 Street, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the G. F. MacDonald Centre for Lung Health.
To send condolences, please visit www.fostermcgarvey.com.




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Published in Edmonton Journal on Nov. 12, 2016.
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November 8, 2017
May, I cannot tell you how much I miss seeing Ian at Scottish Dance Class. When he used to "get our attention" I would always get a laugh. He was a dear, sweet man and greatly missed.
Stacia Kennedy
November 22, 2016
I will miss Ian and his quirky sense of humour. He brought joy and laughter to our Scottish Country Dance Society. May, I am sorry for your loss of such a wonderful man.
Louise Lattimore
November 22, 2016
Ian was an incredible man, I will miss his smile, laughter and his jokes. I never seen him much but sure did love him and cherished him as my "uncle Ian" So sorry for your loss. HUGS to you, Lisa(Vern & girls) and Craig(Kathy). XO
Diane & Jim Ahn
November 21, 2016
Dear May and Family,
Please accept our sympathies on Ian's passing. We always enjoyed your visits to our office and Ian's sense of humour. May he rest in peace.

Mary Ann Juhasz, Al Juhasz, June Lee
Alberta Hearing Service
November 19, 2016
May,our condolences to you on Ian's passing. We feel privileged to have known Ian.
Chris and Martin Fereday
November 15, 2016
Dear May and family, Ian was always one of my favourite "uncles" at the breath easy program. His delightful wit and gentle sarcasm was always endearing. He will be sadly missed by our family too. He holds a special place in my heart. I hope the love of your friends and family help you during this difficult time.
Laurie Hensman
November 15, 2016
May: Michael and I were so sad to hear of Ian's passing. I will miss his hugs and his saucy remarks at the lawn bowling club. He'll be remembered by us always. xo
Catherine & Michael Walsh
November 15, 2016
Craig I am sorry to hear of your Dads passing my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Treasure all the wonderful memories
Lynn Burlie
November 14, 2016
May my deepest sympathy to you and family, great to have lawn bowled with Ian
Joan Rousseau
November 12, 2016
Sorry to hear of Ian's passing. Met him at the Breath Easy Clinic at the General & enjoyed his stories. He new my father in law, Hans from his days in Inuvik & the Inuvik Inn. Always enjoyed chatting with him RIP.
GailAffolter
November 12, 2016
May, our sympathies are with you at this time, we will always remember Ian and all the fun times we had at our lawn bowling and sequence dancing.
Gwen and Norman Swain
November 12, 2016
May, my deepest sympathy to you and family in the passing of Ian.
I will always remember our lawn bowling days together.
Avis Moffatt
November 12, 2016
My deepest condolences to Craig and Leh Ti and to the rest of the Dalziel family. May he rest in eternal peace.
"When someone we love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a treasure".
Beth Sune
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