Grant Paul Shultz, at the age of 80 years, of Okotoks Alberta, passed away on February 15, 2023, after a brave battle with bladder cancer, surrounded by family and loved ones. Grant was born in Danville Pennsylvania, the first son of Harold Paul Shultz and Thelma Mary (Christianson) Shultz. As a young boy he moved, with his parents, to Alberta growing up and spending much of his life around Didsbury and Southern Alberta.
Grant joined the City of Calgary, first as a transit driver (5 years), and then moved over to the fire department, where he spent another 30 years, on D shift, retiring at the rank of Captain, at the Airport halls, in the fall of 1998. He was always active in many other endeavors, including farming, proprietor of Grant’s Variety and Video, Didsbury Town Council, Cattle (Cowboy), Didsbury Fire Department. After retiring from the Calgary Fire department Grant also continued working in RV Sales for
several years, where he made lots of memories and more lasting relationships, as he always did.
Some of his favorite times included hunting, back country horseback riding (Total Cowboy), camping, caring for and making many everlasting memories with family.
Grant is predeceased by, both his Mother and Father, Brother in law Ken, Granddaughter Morghan.
Survived by, Children/Grandchildren/Great Grandchildren Gene (Gulled) Christine (Shad) Sonya (Taylor & Tanner), Scott Cindy (Trent) Brayden, Wendy (John) Jazlynn, Jaydon, Jayla, Wynter
Jodi Caleb, Kiera.Siblings, Grace, Louis(Shirley), Doreen (Bill), Sheila(Scott), Delbert(Karon)Wife Linda
and numerous nieces / nephews
Grant’s wish was for a small service and celebration of life.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed to Grant’s granddaughter Morghan’s memorial scholarship fund at Acadia University in support of musical therapy students.
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