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George Pothorin
May 12, 1939 - November 17, 2016
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<div itemprop="description">George’s mandolin has been silenced.<br><br>On November 17, 2016, George passed away at home with his wife and daughter by his side. He was 77. He fought a hard battle with acute myeloid leukemia for 18 months but didn’t win. <br><br>George is survived by his wife Margaret; daughter Adine (Kevin); son Cary (Maria); granddaughters Celine and Nicole; brother Mike (Janet); sisters Mary (Bob) and Susan (Kingsley); and by many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. <br><br>Sincere thanks to the following for their support and compassion shown to George during this difficult journey: Dr. M. Adams, Dr. L. Saini, the staff at U of A, M.O.U, Dr. T. Dusang, and the excellent palliative home care RN’s Rachel and Stephanie. <br><br>A Celebration of George’s Life will be held at Glenwood Funeral Home (south of Wye Road and Range Road 232, Sherwood Park) on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. George would like you to come in casual attire. <br><br>In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to STARS, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, Alberta T2E 8M7. <br><br></div>