Mary Jean Gustavson

Celebration of Mary Jean's Life

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, August 24, 2022
McInnis and Holloway Park Hospitality Center
5008 Elbow Drive SW
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 243-8200

Obituary of Mary Jean Rosaleen Gustavson


June 15, 1977 - Calgary, Alberta

August 10, 2022 - Calgary, Alberta


Mary Jean Rosaleen Gustavson of Calgary, AB, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at the age of 45 years with friends by her side.


Mary Jean was born in Calgary, AB on June 15, 1977.  At the age of 3 years, Mary Jean was chosen to be a part of the loving family of Ann and Iain Dackers. Mary Jean attended Options day program. Last year, Mary Jean moved into Acadia House where she enjoyed outings and volunteering with her roommates and the staff.  


Mary Jean will be lovingly remembered by her “Mum” Ann Dackers and family, her brother Andrew Leicht, her guardian Brenda Iwanchuk and family as well as the staff and friends she made while attending Options. She is predeceased in death by her “Dad” Iain Dackers, and her “brother” Brandon Durian.


A Reception to Celebrate Mary Jean’s Life will be held in the Hospitality Centre at McInnis & Holloway (Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB) on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at 2:00 pm. Condolences, memories, and photos can be shared and viewed here.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Cerebral Palsy, 7015 Macleod Trail #121 SW, Calgary, AB T2H 2K6.


In living memory of Mary Jean Gustavson, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Park Memorial, 5008 Elbow Drive SW, Calgary, AB T2S 2L5, Telephone: 403-243-8200. 

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