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Obituary of David BLACKWELL

David Blackwell of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, after a short illness, at the age of 59 years.


He was born in Montreal to John & Evelyn Blackwell, and was raised in Unionville, PA.  He graduated from Penn State University with a degree in journalism, and practiced his profession throughout the USA and Canada.  Dave had an insatiable curiosity and a zest for living, coupled with an easy-going personality.  He collected friends wherever he went, and will be sorely missed.


David is survived by his wife Teresa; brothers, Michael and Peter (Nancy); nieces Sarah (Justin), Emily, and Greta; aunts Maureen (Ian), Christine (Tony), and Linda (Albert); numerous cousins in the UK and Canada, and a multitude of friends. 


He was predeceased by his parents; sister Janet.


At the request of the family there will not be a public service planned.


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Liver Foundation, 309, 1010 – 1st Avenue N.E., Calgary AB  T2E 7W7 Telephone: 403-276-3390, 1 (888) 557-5516, www.liver.ca.  


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