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Ronald Ferguson MacCRIMMON

May 14, 1944 ~ February 16, 2018 (age 73)

Ron’s family sadly announces his passing at the Rosetown & District Health Centre on February 16, 2018. 

Ron was born at Dodsland, SK on May 14, 1944. He attended elementary and high school in Plenty, SK, then graduated from the U of S School of Agriculture in 1964. 

Ron married Joan Tufts on October 8, 1966 and they lived briefly in Saskatoon before moving to Calgary, AB where Ron was employed by the Assessment Branch, Department of Municipal Affairs, Government of Alberta. While there, Ron attended classes at the U of C and U of A and received his AMAA (Accredited Municipal Assessor of Alberta).

In 1974, Ron and Joan returned to the farm at Plenty and farmed until the fall of 2016.

Ron was an active community volunteer. He played hockey, baseball and was an avid curler and long-time draw master for the annual bonspiel. Ron coached minor hockey, ball and high school curling. He served on the RM council, belonged to Plenty Kinsmen, K40's and served on CROP Council for a number of years. He helped with Plenty Dinner Theatre both as an usher and with stage construction and more recently enjoyed volunteering at the Plenty and District Museum.

Ron lived his life with integrity, hard work and a deep devotion to his family. He was a selfless man, giving of his time to his family, neighbours and community. During his illness, Ron supported his loved ones with a quiet strength. 

Ron was predeceased by his parents Donald Ferguson MacCrimmon and Myrtle (née Josvanger) MacCrimmon, his brother David James MacCrimmon and three brothers in infancy. 

Ron is survived by his wife Joan, his daughters Leah (Byron) Smith and Pamela Karlson, as well as his beloved grandchildren Erika and Hunter Smith and Drew and Alex Karlson. 

In accordance with Ron's wishes, there will be a graveside service at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Rosetown and District Health Centre Foundation, Box 653, Rosetown SK, S0L 2V0.

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