In Memoriam.ca - Always in our hearts

  • Rick Prouty lit a candle on 11/27/2010:
    "We are sadden to hear of Ian\'s passing. We pray that your family will be uplifted in the memory of his laughter and wisdom. May God Bless you Carol, Danielle & Krystal during your time of sorrow. "

  • URBAN AND PAT DAY lit a candle on 11/08/2011:
    "Hard to believe one year has passed, we have fond memories of Ian and Carol Anne sitting on our front lawn with our sons, Darrell and Todd having a few laughs and maybe a beer.. Last saw Ian when he was home for Theresa's funeral , he never changed, Always so friendly. Thinking of you, love Urban & Pat "

  • Shaun Jessome lit a candle on 10/18/2011:
    "Like you Carol, Danielle and Krystal, he is in our hearts and our memories every day. Our prayers go out to you all for the strength to know that as long as we remember his smile and his laughter, he will always be with us."

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  • 1971

    Was able to convince the U.S.S.R. to permit the 1972 Russia-Canada hockey series.nw53t (April 1st, 1971)

  • 1979

    Patented design which led to the invention of the retractable syringe. (July 26th, 1979)

  • 1984

    Elected to Edmonton City Council (May 1st, 1984)

  • 1985

    Brokered an agreement that led to the eventual formation of Timer-Warner. (November 1st, 1985)

  • 1988

    Re-elected to Edmonton City Council. (March 21st, 1988)

  • 1989

    Sold his 40% stake in CNN to Ted Turner (February 1st, 1989)

  • 1990

    Resigned his seat on Edmonton City Council following his appointment as CEO & VP Baseball Operations for the Atlanta Braves baseball organization. (January 1st, 1990)

  • 1995

    Through his front office role, became a \"World Series\" champion when the Atlanta Braves won the 1995 Woeld Series. Received championship ring the following April. (October 19th, 1995)

  • 1996

    Elected to Georgia State Senate. (November 4th, 1996)

  • 1998

    Resigned his State Senate seat and returned to Edmonton. (November 4th, 1998)

  • 2000

    Was a losing candidate in the race for mayor of Edmonton, Alberta. (October 1st, 2000)

  • 2003

    Almost 13 years to the day he resigned his Edmonton council seat, he defeated 18 other candidates, polling 62% to regain his seat. (May 1st, 2003)

  • 2007

    Did not re-offer in the Edmonton municipal election, officially calling an end to his long career in politics. (May 1st, 2007)