September 25th, 1954 - Sunday, May 26th, 2019
Ronald G. Seeley of Springbank, formally of Arrowwood, passed away at the age of 64 after a brave battle with cancer at the Foothills Hospital on May 26, 2019 at 10:00 am.
Ron was born in Vulcan, AB on September 25, 1954. He farmed with his family in his early days.
Ron married in 1974, and was blessed with 3 wonderful sons Clarke, Owen, and Jeffrey. He had a successful career in Air Traffic Control which brought him to live in many different cities, including Inuvik, Fort MacMurray, Leduc, and Calgary.
While in Calgary, Ron met Anne and they were married on September 2, 2000. Ron was a very loving person and never had a bad word for anything or anybody. He graduated top of his class in Air Traffic Control. He could accomplish any task he put his mind to. Ron was an active member of the Springbank Community, and operated a fly-in guest house called the Tie Down since 1998 with his wife Anne. Aviation was his passion, and he inspired many others to become involved in the industry. Ron was a pilot himself who took his first solo flight in the Arctic at 19.
Ron is survived by his wife Anne; sons Clarke, Owen (Sally), and Jeffrey (Naomi); stepchildren Stephen (Robin) and Rachel; brothers Ralph (Linda) and Jim (Carol); grandchildren Cashel, Brody, and Maisey; step-grandchildren August and Milo; nieces and nephews Krista, Robin, Warren, Ryan, and Bryce; and many other nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Ron was predeceased by his parents Robert and Ivy Seeley, and his brother Donald Robert.
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Springbank Heritage Club on Sunday, June 2 at 1:00 pm. All are welcome, and donations in Ron’s memory to the Heartfund would be greatly appreciated.
To view and share photos, condolences and stories of Ronald please visit www.choicememorial.com. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Choice Memorial Cremation & Funeral Services (403) 277-7343.