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George Andrew Johnston
October 7, 1929 - December 30, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">JOHNSTON, George Andrew<br>October 7, 1929 - December 30, 2016<br><br>It is with sadness that the family of George Andrew Johnston announces his passing on December 30, 2016. He is lovingly survived by his wife of 65 years Marion, son Richard (Susan) of Vernon, son David (Carol) of Sherwood Park, and daughter Susan (Kevin) of Bonnyville; eight grandchildren: Robert, Laura, William, Rory, Bryce, Nolan, Andrea, and Alaina; four step grandchildren: Robyn, Heidi, Peter, and Scott; three great grandchildren: Ella, Fiona, and Claire, and his brother Danny. He is predeceased by his parents John and May Johnston, brothers Bob, Wilfred, Stanley, Jim, and sister Luella.<br><br>George was a devoted husband and father who enjoyed sharing his skills with his children and grandchildren. He loved to spend time outdoors and with nature fly fishing, hunting, and camping.<br>George was well known as a hardworking, dedicated person who was proud of his 31 year career with the City of Edmonton Fire Department where he has well respected amongst his coworkers.<br>Thank you to the doctors and staff at the U of A Hospital and Summerwood Village for their excellent care and compassion.<br><br>A Celebration of George's life will be held at the Glenwood Funeral Home, 52356 Range Road 232 in Sherwood Park on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, if desired, donations may be made to the Stollery Children's Hospital Foundation.<br></div>