It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Bruce Gregory McLean on April 23, 2022 at the Crowsnest Pass Health Care Centre, Blairmore, AB. He was 74 years of age.
Bruce was born in Montreal, QC on April 21, 1948. As a young man, he enlisted in the Canadian Forces where he proudly served his country for many years. Bruce married Margaret “Peggy” Ceal on May 20, 2006, and the happy couple went on to create countless lovely memories together and with their family.
Over the years, Bruce enjoyed golfing, playing billiards pool, games, dice and cards, and going camping. In his quieter moments, he liked watching TV and spending time on his computer. Bruce will live on in the hearts of those he leaves behind. He will be deeply missed.
Left to mourn his passing and celebrate his life is his wife, Peggy McLean of Hillcrest Mines, AB; his children, Wayne (Julia) McLean of Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Seth (Nicole Gagnon) McLean of Gibbons, AB, Maria (Jack) Burton of Sherwood Park, AB, Nikolette Larson of Leduc, AB, Kellie Chykerda of Elkford, BC and Barbie Dunlop of Edmonton, AB; his many grandchildren and great grandchildren; his brothers, David McLean of Arborg, MB, Allen (Susie) McLean of Holland Landing, ON, Eric (Shawn) Schwartz of Kelowna, BC and Craig (Rita) Schwartz of Penticton, BC; as well as his extended family and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents, John (Dalphane) McLean and Marion (Eddy) Schwartz; his first wife, Shirley McLean; his brother, John McLean; and his sister, Nancy McLean.
With respect for Bruce’s wishes, no funeral service will be held. Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted by the Crowsnest Pass Health Foundation (PO Box 455, Blairmore, AB T0K 0E0). Condolences may be registered at www.fantinsfuneralchapel.ca.
Fantin’s Funeral Chapel entrusted with the arrangements. (403) 562-8555
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