Paul A. Purdie
Paul A. Purdie, age 73 passed away peacefully in Edmonton, on April 8th, 2019. He is survived and will be greatly missed by his loving family, wife Susan, children Brenda and Wes (Yvette), grandchildren Ava and Kian, brother Jack as well as a large extended family of nieces, nephews, cousins and their families.
Predeceased by his parents Harry and Pearl (Hollett), brother Harry, sister and brother-in-law Grace and Larry Hoffman, sister-in-law Shirley (Gordon) Purdie, niece Linda (Hoffman) Midgley, nephew Jeffrey Pegoraro and great niece Theresa Hoffman.
Paul began his career partnering with his father at Purdie Denture Clinics, following the sale of the businesses, the family took a year long trip travelling the world. Upon the family return to Edmonton, Paul spent most of his career in real estate. He took advantage of several educational opportunities, earning designations in Business Administration and Computer Technology at McEwan University. He indulged in many hobbies and interests realizing a lifetime ambition of earning his pilot’s license. Paul loved flying, enjoyed reading, writing poetry and keeping a diary. Paul played golf, competitive darts, followed sports and enjoyed extensive annual travel with Susan, making many great friends and memories.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Derrick Golf Club, 3500-119 Street, Edmonton, on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 2pm.
Special acknowledgement to family physician, Dr Ted Chiam, the wonderful staff at the University of Alberta Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Leduc Community Hospital and Cross Cancer Institute.
In lieu of flowers and in accordance with Paul’s wishes, memorial donations can be directed to support the Renal Program at the University of Alberta Hospital, co the University Hospital Foundation, 8440-112 St. NW, Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7.