Tyler Guy Bernard Fitzgerald

November 11, 2018 11 Condolences Print Obituary

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved father, brother, partner and friend, Tyler Fitzgerald. Tyler passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Grey Nuns Hospital on November 7, 2018, after a lengthy battle with cancer.

He leaves behind his loving and devoted wife of 31 years, Dianna (Seifering); his beloved sons Dylan (wife Sarah) and Conor (partner Emily); brothers Rob (Beena), Randy and Doug. Also mourned by his large
extended family of brother and sister-in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.

An avid golfer and curler, Tyler made friends wherever he went and will be missed by members of the Beaumont Curling Club and Coloniale Golf Club.

Tyler worked in the chemistry department at the University of Alberta for 37 years before retirement, and always placed a high value on education, encouraging his two sons to push themselves and strive for the best.

Family was the most important aspect of Tyler’s life and until the end he fought to provide his wife and sons with love and comfort, always putting others before himself, and lightening the mood with his famous “dad jokes”. His compassion and humour was recognized by all those he met, and he instantly became friends with children and animals.

While his absence will be felt and mourned by many, his humour, love and strength of character will be remembered and carried on forever in the hearts of those he touched.

  1. To Dian, Dylan and Connor,

    My heartfelt condolences to you at this difficult time.
    Tyler was such a great presence in this world and will definitely be missed. His memory will put smiles on our faces. He was loved by so many because he was loveable and caring. He was blessed with a very loving family.

  2. So sad to hear this. Such a great man with a good heart. He will be missed. Hugs to Di and the boys.

  3. Dave Wilson
    Nov 12, 2018
    Dianna, Dylan, Conor,
    Please accept my sincere condolences on Tyler’s passing. I had the good fortune of playing golf with Tyler over the past couple of years and was truly inspired by his brave fight against cancer. My wife Jodey and I are thinking of you at this very sad time.

  4. Diane & families, Tyler will always have special memories in our heart ?! So many thoughts are coming your way today & always, we are just a knock away neighbour. Deepest Sympathy Sandy & Irene ?

  5. So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you Dian and your boys during this difficult time.

  6. So sorry for your loss Dian and family. Thinking of you and your boys during this difficult time.

  7. Diane, so very sorry to hear of your loss. May you always feel the presence of his love surround you, and give you comfort and strength.

  8. Very sad to hear this news. Miss the good times curling and the after curling.
    We will for ever cherish our Friday nights curling memories with Tyler and Dian. It was many years of great fun.

  9. Dian, Dylan and Connor, deepest sympathies from Doug and Michelle Jarvin.

  10. Dian, Dylan and Connor,
    Tyler was a very special and kind man. We’re very sorry for your loss and you have our deepest sympathies.
    The McKay’s

  11. Dian, Dylan, and Conor
    We are so sorry to learn of Tyler’s passing. Our deepest sympathies to you all.
    The Bara Family

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