Posted: September 28th, 2022

1934 – 2022

Mr. Glenn Morrison of Lethbridge, beloved husband of Mrs. Joyce Morrison, passed away peacefully at St. Therese Villa on Sunday, September 25, 2022, at the age of 87 years.

Glenn is survived by his wife Joyce Elaine, sons Dr. Robert James Holdsworth (Carole) and David Glenn, daughters Dr. Janet Elaine (Norm) Welch and Helen Margaret (David) Maze. He is also survived by his grandchildren Zachary Morrison, Alastair Morrison, Emily (Brandon) Morrison, Katie (Brandon) Fooks, Christopher (Haley) Welch, Juliet Morrison and Nicolas Morrison, and his sister Helen Thomson. He was predeceased by his parents Dr. James Douglas Morrison and Phyllis Helen Morrison and his sister Marjory.

Glenn was born in Medicine Hat, Alberta December 29, 1934. He pursued his dream of year-round golf by attending the University of British Columbia. While at UBC he met Joyce. They were married August 30, 1958.

Glenn practiced law in Lethbridge for 44 years, first with Virtue and Company and later with Torry Lewis Abells. For many years he travelled to Milk River and Warner on Thursdays to the Virtue and Company Branch office. He was the Federal Crown Prosecutor in Southern Alberta for many years and a Sitting Justice of the Peace for the Provincial Court of Alberta from 1995 – 2004. He was designated King’s Counsel in 1993. He was a board member for the Lethbridge Public Library, Lethbridge Community Foundation and an honorable member of the Legal Archives Society of Alberta.

Glenn’s happy place was Beaver Mines. He and Joyce built their bungalow in 1974. His favourite days were spent puttering around the cabin and hiking in the Castle valley with his family and friends. He especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 am, on Friday, September 30, 2022 at ST. AUGUSTINES ANGLICAN CHURCH, 411 11 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta with Canon James Robinson and Reverend Gillian Breckenridge, officiating.

Flowers are gratefully declined. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Augustine’s Endowment Fund, 411 11 St S, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 2N9, The Legal Archives Society of Alberta, or the Beaver Mines Community Association, Box 1896, Pincher Creek, AB T0K 1W0.

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