Kirby Dean Claggett
Kirby passed away suddenly on March 10, 2011 at his home in Winnipeg, Manitoba at the age of 52 years. He was born on December 29, 1958 in Flin Flon Manitoba. Kirby graduated from Carman Collegiate in 1977. He continued and fulfilled his life goals when he graduated from Lethbridge Community College with his Environmental Science Diploma and his marriage to Wilma Van Tryp. He started his career with Alberta Parks Service, spending 9 years in Taber as Senior Park Ranger. They then moved to Valleyview in 1990. He continued his career at Young’s Point Provincial Park during which time he met and married Carol Dunnigan in 2000. Kirby retired back to Manitoba in 2003.
He will be remembered by his three children Ryan, Sean, Courtney, numerous family members and friends. Kirby is survived by his sister Colleen of Carman, sister Shannon (John) of Kingston, Ontario and their families. Kirby was predeceased by his father Pat in 1990 and his mother Katherine in 2007.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Doyle’s Funeral Chapel in Carman with Karen Tjaden officiating. Interment will take place at the Greenwood Cemetery, Carman. Memorial donations may be made to the Addictions Foundation of Manitoba 1031 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3G 0R8.