SCHAFFER, Robert Allan

Posted: January 17th, 2022

April 23, 1952 – Medicine Hat, Alberta

January 10, 2022 – Calgary, Alberta


With broken hearts and much sadness, the family announces the passing of Bob Schaffer.

He will be deeply missed by his wife, Gitte; his sons, Mark (Stephanie) and Derek; and by his beloved grandchildren, Westley and Hannah; and a large extended family.

And no, he did not go peacefully into the night. He fought long and hard to be with his family. Thank you to the Southwood Hospice staff for their kindness, caring and compassion during his final weeks.

For those wishing to share a last cup of coffee with Bob, an informal gathering will be held at McInnis & Holloway (Fish Creek Hospitality Centre, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB) on Saturday, February 5, 2022 from 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Those attending will be asked to provide valid government identification (with name and date of birth) AND confirm one of the following: (A) Provincial vaccine record with QR code (paper or digital); OR (B) negative COVID test (within 72 hours); or (C) valid medical exemption (signed letter); OR (D) under 12 years of age. Condolences, memories, and photos may be shared and viewed at

In living memory of Bob Schaffer, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road SE, Calgary, AB T2X 3J3, Telephone: 403-256-9575.

One Condolence for “SCHAFFER, Robert Allan”

  1. Kip wilson says:

    Gitte and family . Very sorry to hear of Bob .
    Have lots of good memories from times ago.

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