David John OLIVER


January 22, 1966 - St. John's, Newfoundland
April 22, 2020 – Calgary, Alberta

David Oliver of Calgary, AB, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at the age of 54 years.

David was born in St. John's, NL, on January 22, 1966. He joined the Armed forces and was transferred to Calgary, AB, in 1992 where he served the rest of his career.

David enjoyed the company of wonderful friends, loved his family dearly, and had a passion for sports.  He will always be remembered for living in the moment and reminding friends to “never wish time away.”

David is survived by is daughter Stephanie (David) Zanin of Calgary, AB; two grandchildren, Kalix and Kayden Zanin of Calgary, AB. He is also survived by his two brothers, Anthony “Tony” Oliver and Paul Oliver of St. John’s, NL, sister Debbie Oliver of St. John’s, NL; three nephews, Alexander and Adam Marshall, and Benjamin Oliver; and many other family members and friends.

David was predeceased by his father of 70 years, David F. Oliver and mother of 73 years, Ruby J. Oliver.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Eastside, 5388 Memorial Drive NE, Calgary, AB) on Sunday, May 3, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Light refreshments will be complimentary. A celebration of life will be held in St. John’s, NL at a later date.

Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on David’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.

If friends so desire, In lieu of flowers,  memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email donorservices@cancer.ab.ca. 

In living memory of David Oliver, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE NE, Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.