William Keith Ross
2 August, 1931 – 13 June, 2020
Keith Ross passed away on Saturday, June 13th at the age of 88 years. Born in Alsask, Saskatchewan in August of 1931 to William & Janetta Ross, moving to Calgary, Alberta with his family in 1939. He worked as a baker for the National System of Baking from 1949 to 1971 and following that worked as a salesman until 1986. Keith built his house in West Hillhurst in 1955 where his four children were born and he lived there until 2017 when he was diagnosed with dementia. Keith loved to golf and was an avid curler. He was a member of the Calgary Elks Club, serving on the board for many years, and was also an active member of the Calgary Curling Club. Keith volunteered for many events for both of these organizations throughout the years.
He will be lovingly remembered and deeply missed by his three children and their families, Corinne Ross, Gordon & Cindy Ross, and Charlene & Alain Côté; his grandchildren and their families, Tyler & Ashley, Amanda & Justin, Chris & Christina, Paige & Ray, Jess & Jess; and five great-grandchildren.
Keith was predeceased by his loving partner, Patricia Jardine; his son, Donald Ross; and his brother, Don Ross.
A Celebration of Keith’s Life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations in Keith’s name will be gratefully accepted by the Canadian Cancer Society at https://www.cancer.ca/en/?region=ab.
- Canadian Cancer Society
William Keith Ross
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19 October 2020
Seems like yesterday when we all shared good family Ross times together. Keith was always a fun guy who treated us well. He will be missed for sure. Rest in peace, Keith. Life became such a struggle, and no one like you deserves that.
20 June 2020
My heartfelt condolences go out to all my family relatives on the loss of Keith..I have many good memories of our times together ..that will always remain in my heart...love and distant hugs to each and every one of you...God bless you all
Dorothy and family Carmell, Candace and Chuckie...Victoria BC
Charlaine , Doug and Michael Boa-Jardine
19 June 2020
Mum and Keith are together once again and that makes our hearts sing.
Much love to all from Charlaine, Doug and Michael.
18 June 2020
Dearest Ross Family, deepest sympathies and prayers go out to you all. Sending love and strength.
Much Love Jaxs
15 June 2020
We are so sorry for everyone’s loss.
Now Mr. Ross can rest in peace.
Phyllis & Rick