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Obituary: Stephen Andrew Higginson

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Stephen Andrew Higginson 1960 ~ 2006 Stephen Andrew Higginson, age 45, entered into eternity at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2006 at home in Calgary, Alberta, surrounded by loved ones after a brief battle with Pancreatic Cancer. He will be dearly missed by his mother Frankie Higginson (late Randolph); and nine siblings, Beth (late Joseph Collins), Arthur (Jane Zorn), Shirley, Marian (Philip Holley), Judy (Ross Depner), David (Lorraine Leduc), Ruth (Tom Chmara), Peter, and Susan (Bruce Kentner). Stephen was a favourite uncle to Sarah, Laura, Averil, Maggie, Grant, Melanie, Christina, Dominique, Michael, Briella, Gabriel, Gavin, Sean, Adam, Daniel, John, Jason, Veronica, Nicky and Declan; and is also survived by a large extended family and many close friends. Stephen was born and raised in Hawkesbury, Ontario. In 1981 his adventurous nature inspired him to move to Calgary, and in 1996 moved to Sandy, Utah, returning to Calgary in 2002. Stephen loved sports, was physically active, health conscious and was willing to try almost anything. He had a great sense of humor. He was a spiritual man of principle and integrity, and called himself a peaceful warrior. His influence was far and deep and he will be dearly missed. Funeral Services took place at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10923 - 24 Street S.W., Calgary, Alberta on Monday, February 6 at 11:00 a.m. with Bishop Robert S. White officiating. A memorial service will take place at Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Hawkesbury, Ontario on March 4th, 2006 at 1 pm. An Interment will take place at Cassburn Cemetery, L'Orignal, Ontario in the May, 2006 timeframe. If friends desire, memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the charity of your choice. Arrangements are in the care of Hillcrest Funeral Home, Vankleek Hill, Ontario, Telephone: 613-678-2002 or Fax # 613-678-2045 or condolences@hillcrestfuneralhome.ca