Calvin Donald Anderson

May 29, 2020 7 Condolences Print Obituary

Calvin Donald Anderson, age 57, of Edmonton, Alberta passed away on May 14, 2020.

He was predeceased by his brother Bradley Anderson of Edmonton, AB. He is survived by his parents, Bob and Betty Anderson of Edmonton, AB; two brothers, Trevor (Lori) Anderson of San Antonio, TX and Wesley (Annie) Anderson of San Clemente, CA; sister-in-law Wendy Anderson of Edmonton, AB; nieces Dana and Erin Anderson of Edmonton, AB, Aspen and Sydney Anderson of San Antonio, TX, Harper Anderson, and nephew Miles Anderson, of San Clemente, CA; in addition to numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Calvin spent a few years living in Toronto and Vancouver working as a finishing carpenter. He re-established himself back in Edmonton and for the last 30 years worked in corporate sales for Westworld Computers. His true passion, since the time he picked up his first guitar, was music. He played lead guitar for a couple of local bands, but most of his time was spent creatively plucking away at the guitar by himself. He will be remembered for his caring, wit, enjoyment of laughter, and love (or hatred) of Edmonton Oilers hockey…depending on the year.

We will miss you terribly and hope that you have found peace.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention or the Cross Cancer Institute in memory of Calvin’s brother Bradley.

  1. I’d like express my sincere condolences to Calvins family, loved ones and friends.

    It is with sadness that I learned of Calvins passing. He and I were good friends in Toronto and although he was only here a short while; he left a life long impression on me and all who had the opportunity to spend time with him.

    I remember his smile, generosity, compassion and love of music.

    Calvin is no longer physically with us but his spirit along with fond memories remain.

    Rest In Peace my friend.

    Till we see each other again.

    • To the family and friends of Calvin. I am so sorry to hear of Calvin’s passing. Please accept my sincere condolences.

      I met Calvin when he lived for a period of time in Toronto. When I ponder the time spent with Calvin, I am reminded of his gracious disposition, integrity and especially his love for and musical talent. There are songs that are embedded in my brain where, to this day, I hear Calvin’s voice.

      Your song continues Calvin. Rest In Peace.

    • My deepest condolence to the family and friends of Calvin. I just read about his passing. I met Calvin while he was visiting Montreal when I was 24. We dated for a couple of years. He was an amazing person. You will always hold a place in my heart.
      Love Linda

  2. Rest Easy Cal,
    So sorry Aunt Betty, Uncle Bob, Trevor, Wesley and family for your/our loss. It’s been a long time since I’ve seen Calvin, precious time goes by so fast. But there are lasting memories of childhood camp trips with the our fathers and brothers in Algonquin park as well as family gatherings, parties, concerts and lots fun times running about in Toronto.
    Love Jeff

  3. Cal – a good man, good looking, friendly and fun loving. You will be missed. I feel a special bond with Cal as he lived with us for some time. I have treasured memories of these times. I hope you find the peace you seek. For Betty, Bob family my heart is saddened for you all. Rest in peace Cal. Love you

    • I knew Calvin from his time in Toronto and we stayed in touch through his time in Vancouver. I will always remember his generous nature and his great smile. I am so very sadden to hear about his passing. My condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed… r.i.p Calvin

  4. Calvin and I dated when we were kids. I lost track of him and now he’s gone. My deepest prayers for his family. He has an amazing smile that would lift anyone’s hearts. Very talented guitarist. Rest in peace

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