GRAHAM, DANIEL (DAN) ROBERT
February 24, 1941- July 18, 2022
It is with deep sorrow and much love that we mourn the passing of Daniel Graham of St. Albert, AB, on July 18, 2022, at the age of 81 years due to complications from Parkinson’s Disease.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Carol of 61 years; his sons: Stephen (grandson Justin), Jeffrey (Karouna & grandchildren Sarah Simone & Cainan), & Robert (Kae & granddaughter Jaedyn). Dan will also be dearly missed by 9 siblings: Cecilia (Albert), Rita (Don), Tim (Cathy), Maureen, Joan (Tom), Rose (Rob), Eileen (Lyle), Fran (Bill), Louie (Connie); as well as numerous relatives & friends.
Dan was predeceased by his parents, William & Kathleen Graham; grandson Stephan; brothers: Patrick & Johnny & brother in law, Peter.
Dan was born and grew up in Moose Jaw, SK and attended St. Mary's & St Louis College. He joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1959 and over the next 35 years his postings were as a Radio Officer in Summerside PEI, Navigator in Comox, BC, CF-104 fighter pilot in Cold Lake and Germany during the Cold War, Nato staff officer in Ramstein and Heidelberg, Base Commander at CFB Penhold, Base Administration Officer at CFB Namao and Detachment Officer in Edmonton. Dan retired from military service in 1994 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He had completed his BA in Economics at the Royal Military College early in his military career, which helped him to start a second career as a financial advisor with various firms in Edmonton from 1995-2012.
Dan was a passionate member of the Rotary Club and served for a time as President of the West Edmonton Rotary Club & District Governor 5370 in 1997-98.
A celebration of life will be held on Wednesday, August 10 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Albert Funeral Home, 9 Muir Drive, St. Albert.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Parkinson Canada.
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