BAUX, William (Bill)

1947 – September 12, 2018


Bill had an indomitable spirit and an unwavering devotion to his wife and family.  He cherished his wife Donna and the remarkable life they shared together.  Bill’s family was the pride and joy of his life and he was always there to support them in achieving their highest potential.  He was also a tireless and selfless volunteer, serving Lions Clubs International for 34 years.

Bill graduated from the University of Calgary in 1969 with a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering.  Upon his retirement in 2008, after working 27 years for Shell Canada Limited, he enjoyed spending his free time travelling, watching sports and spending time with his family.

Bill is survived by his wife Donna of 47 years, children Maureen (Arnold), Elaine (Bob), Gordon (Melanie), grandchildren Scott, Ryan, Claire, Jason, Mark, Aubrey, Oliver, Amos, sister Judy, and brother-in-law Howard.

At Bill’s request, no funeral service will be held.

Donations in Bill’s memory may be sent to:

  Lions Foundation of Canada Dog Guides


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  1. On 17/09/2018 at 11:40 pm Sharon West Said:

    Donna and Family

    My deepest condolences on the loss of a good man and lion Bill.
    May you find some comfort in the memories you will cherish over of your life with Bill over the last 47 years. Please know you are in the thoughts and prayers of many.

  2. On 21/09/2018 at 8:05 am Keith and Cathie Newmarch Said:

    Dear Donna and family,
    Our condolences to you all on the loss of your beloved husband , father and grandfather.
    Our thoughts are with you.

  3. On 21/09/2018 at 8:48 am Angela Lussier Said:

    So sorry for your loss Donna. I always enjoyed your company at the luncheons, and hearing stories of your travels with Bill. Hang in there; you are a strong lady I know.
    My sincere condolences to you and your family.
    Take care,

  4. On 22/09/2018 at 6:16 am Joan Wickwire Said:

    Dear Donna and family,
    May your memories be of comfort to you at this very sad time. My deepest sympathy to you and our family,

  5. On 22/09/2018 at 11:33 am Jean and Bob Wall Said:

    Dear Donna and Family

    Our sincere condolences to you and your family at this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  6. On 22/09/2018 at 1:43 pm Ken Hagel Said:

    Dear Gordon and Melanie

    Wishing you much love and peace in this difficult time

  7. On 25/09/2018 at 7:08 am Bonnie Giannoulis Said:

    Dear Donna and Family

    Bill was a gentle soul and a great neighbour and will be sadly missed. My deepest sympathies during this time of sadness.

    Memory Eternal.

  8. On 25/09/2018 at 7:35 am Maggie and Bill Boyes Said:

    Dear Donna and family

    Please accept our deepest condolences on the passing of Bill. May your memories of Bill bring you peace and comfort in the days ahead. Our thoughts are with you all.

    Bill and Maggie Boyes
    Unit 40

  9. On 25/09/2018 at 7:59 am Jacqueline and Alan Koenig Said:

    Donna, Alan and I send you a great big hug and our deepest condolences on the loss of Bill. It’s not much and may not help, but we are thinking of you.

  10. On 28/09/2018 at 7:32 am Ella Bishop Said:

    Dear Donna and family

    Thinking of you at this sad time. May you find peace knowing that his tireless volunteer work with the Lions, truly made a difference and changed the world for many. I have so many fond memories of this happy man. Please take care.