Sadly, we announce the peaceful passing of Edmond Rodney Willigar of St. Albert on December 19, 2013, from cancer. Doc, the son of Dr. Wylie and Mary Willigar, was born in Pincher Creek, AB, on October 13, 1940. He will be missed dearly by his wife Nadia and his sons Mitchell of Vancouver and Marc of St. Albert.
Memories of Doc will be cherished by his sisters and brother: Elinore (Barry) Baily of Sharbot Lake, ON–semicolon– Gail DeBruin of Christopher Lake, SK–semicolon– Bunny (Norman) Marsden of Edmonton, AB–semicolon– and Rokk Willigar of Edmonton, AB–semicolon– as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family members. He was predeceased by Gail’s husband Tom DeBruin. The family offers special thanks to Dr. Rene Wong for his care.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, December 28, at 2:00 pm at the St. Albert Catholic Parish, 7 St. Vital Avenue, St. Albert, AB. It was Doc’s wish that he be cremated.
Family and friends may wish to express condolences through donations in Doc’s memory to the Sign of Hope, Catholic Social Services, 8815-99 Street, Edmonton, AB T6E 3V3.