GROSS, Shannon Darcy

GROSS – Shannon Darcy ~ April 15, 1962 – January 6, 2011 ~ With much sorrow we announce the sudden passing of Shan D. Gross at the age of 48 years, at his home due to complications from Marfan Syndrome. Shan was born and raised in Calgary.  He enjoyed music, the written word, cycling, rollerblading and spending time with family and friends.  He made many close friends through his socializing, work and volunteer efforts. He is survived by his sister Pamela Deines, her husband Lyle, and niece Lindsay, the light of his life.  Predeceased by his mother Delores Gross and father Donald Gross. A celebration of life was held on January 13, 2011.  Interment followed at Queen's Park Cemetary. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Marfan Association, Box 42257 Centre Plaza Postal Outlet 128 Queen Street S, Mississauga, ON L5M 4Z0,  to the Mustard Seed Street Ministry, Calgary, or to World Vision Canada.