Obituary of Brian Thomas Winter
April 25, 1954 - St. Stephen, New Brunswick
June 30, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta
Brian Thomas Winter of Calgary, AB, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, at the age of 68 years.
Brian was born in St. Stephen, New Brunswick on April 25, 1954, to Thomas Lorne Winter and Frances Margaret Winter.
Brian attended the University of New Brunswick in 1976, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Business Management. Upon graduating from the University of New Brunswick, Brian moved to Ottawa, ON where he worked for the Canada Revenue Agency. From Ottawa, Brian moved to Calgary, AB, where he would go on to work for the private sector, and later become an Instructor at SAIT – School of Business, developing and delivering business courses. In 1995, Brian continued his education at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he graduated with his Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.).
Brian accomplished much through his life and was particularly proud of the fact that he had retired twice. The first from SAIT – School of Business in 2011, and his most recent retirement from WestJet in 2017. In 2018, Brian became a Whitehat volunteer at the Calgary International Airport where he was once again, close to his WestJet family.
Brian will be most remembered and missed for his kind and gentle way, big hugs, witty sense of humor, and selflessness.
Brian is survived by his daughter Samantha (Colton) Craig of Calgary, AB; granddaughter Harriet; brother Douglas (Charlotte) Winter of Fredericton, NB; sister-in-law Shirley Winter of Victoria, BC; nephew Bradley Winter of Victoria, BC; niece Kris Winter of Ottawa, ON; including many other extended family members and friends. Brian was predeceased by his parents, Thomas and Margaret Winter, and his brother Alan Winter.
A Celebration of Brian’s Life will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. at McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Deerfoot South (12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6).
In living memory of Brian Winter, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Deerfoot South, 12281 – 40th Street SE, Calgary, AB T2Z 4E6, Telephone: 403-203-0525.