Alan Ewart Wood

November 11, 1938 –
February 20, 2022

Alan was born in Leeds, England, and departed peacefully at the Rockyview Hospital. Alan savoured life and lived an eclectic life to the fullest. After serving in the British Royal Navy from 1957 to 1966, Alan graduated from McGill University with his B.Ed Degree. He excelled at teaching and was most effective as an educator for children with learning differences, most especially those with autism. Alan was proud to be a member of both St. Cecilia’s Adult and Requiem Choirs and a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus. He is survived by his wife Aphrodite (Christie), five children: Julie, Andrew, Jonathon, Sarah and Alison, as well as eleven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren.