Obituary of Douglas (Doug) Stanley MORGAN
November 17, 1924 – North Burnaby, British Columbia
March 4, 2021 – Calgary, Alberta
Douglas (Doug) Stanley Morgan, beloved husband of Matilda (Tillie) Morgan, of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at the age of 96 years.
Doug grew up in East Vancouver and completed all of his schooling while there. He graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Law Degree.
He met and married Tillie in 1952 on a blind date. After a whirlwind courtship, they were married on August 2, 1952. They quickly found themselves in Calgary, AB looking for work. Doug found a job and they were sent to Edmonton, AB. In 1956, he was transferred to Calgary, AB and has been here ever since.
He was a member of the BC and Alberta Law Society. He worked as a Corporate Lawyer with Seaboard, Texaco, and Norcen. At Norcen, he was the head of the Legal Department. Doug was also a Director with Omega Hydrocarbons.
Doug enjoyed playing the stock market, reading newspapers and playing the horse races. He had a passion for travel, camping, spending time with family, hiking, and playing the piano. He thoroughly enjoyed numerous long weekend trips to Great Falls and Kalispell, Montana. After retiring, Doug and Tillie enjoyed many worldwide adventures.
Besides his loving wife Tillie, Doug is survived by his six children and nine grandchildren and their families. Millie (Don) Hartviksen along with Kelsey(Amir) Sharifzadeh-Najafi, Mallory (Chris Wollin) Hartviksen, and Erik Hartviksen, all of Calgary, AB. Janet Morgan of Calgary, AB, along with Jessie (James) Henning of Airdrie, AB. Allan Morgan of Calgary, AB. Donald (Diane) Morgan of Cochrane, AB along with Steven McMeekin of Calgary, AB. Bill (Christine) Morgan of Calgary, AB, along with Jami (Rob Loomis) Morgan of Langdon, AB, and Gemma Morgan of Calgary, AB. Deanna (David) Mew, along with Katryn and Kieran Mew, all of Oakville, ON. Doug also had six great-grandchildren, Lenny, Jade and Colton Henning of Airdrie, AB as well as Izaac, Kaleb and Gabriael Sharifzadeh-Najafi of Calgary, AB.
Doug was predeceased by his parents, Mildred and Daniel Morgan; his brother Cecil Morgan, and his sisters, Dorothy Yates and Peggy Stevens, all of Vancouver and Surrey, BC.
Those wishing to pay their respects may do so at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, Calgary, AB), on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Doug’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
He will be most remembered for being part of our lives for so many years. Doug had a wonderful, fulfilling life.
The family would like to thank Homa Health Care Services (especially Zohreh, Jimy, Reji, Tiru, Yiftu and Ify) for the wonderful care of Doug over the last few months that enabled him to remain at home.
Donations would be gratefully accepted at the Calgary Zoo. You can do this online at https://websales.calgaryzoo.com/buy/donations/ or you can mail it in to: Calgary Zoo, Development Department, 1300 Zoo Rd NE, Calgary AB T2E7V6.
In living memory of Doug Morgan, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle NW, CALGARY, AB T3G 2T3, Telephone: 403-241-0044.