Douglas Murray Joe

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“Wow! I just found out today, after talking to a mutual friend, that Doug passed away almost a year ago. I am deeply saddened and shocked to hear of...Read More »
1 of 41 | Posted by: Ted Ing - Richmond

“I'm so sorry for the lateness of this memory for Doug. I hadn't heard of his passing until a short while ago. I had the great pleasure of knowing...Read More »
2 of 41 | Posted by: Patti Sullivan - Calgary

“I cannot believe it, my heart so sad, thaks a God because I had oportunity to know someone like u Douglas. rest in peace! ”
3 of 41 | Posted by: Naiara Moraes de Oliveira - NE

“I'm very saddened by this news. You made many friends here in brazil great Douglas.Goodbye. ”
4 of 41 | Posted by: Shelley - Brazil

“My condolences to the family. I was shocked and saddened to read Doug's obituary. I met him through work and had lost contact but always expected our...Read More »
5 of 41 | Posted by: Alexandra Malone - Calgary

“Thank you for this chance to say goodbye to a truly sweet and kind man. Rest in peace dear Doug, your memory lives on in all your family and friends...Read More »
6 of 41 | Posted by: Billie - campbell river

“I am very saddened to hear of Doug's passing. I worked with Doug in the late 70's and have kept up with him sporadically since. He was always a...Read More »
7 of 41 | Posted by: Linda Habiak - Crossfield

“We enjoyed working with Doug at Air Cargo Trader and Airbridge. I was shocked to hear the news and send my sincere condolences to the family. ”
8 of 41 | Posted by: John Sims - Montreal

“Our condolences to the family. We worked with Doug in Beijing and Hong Kong and have very fond memories of him. ”
9 of 41 | Posted by: Richard & Donna Webb - Burlington

“I was saddened to learn of Douglas' sudden death. I had the pleasure of working with him via phone through many years at Air Cargo Trader. The last...Read More »
10 of 41 | Posted by: Maria Linhares - Montreal

“As neighbours and friends back in the early 80's living in Kensington NW area of Calgary we shared many a good meal and cocktails with Doug. We...Read More »
11 of 41 | Posted by: Andy and Bernadette Lucki Calgary

“I was shocked and saddened to hear about the passing of one of my oldest pals, who always shared my birthday - since it was the day before his. We...Read More »
12 of 41 | Posted by: Christina Windatt

“My condolences to Doug's family. I met Doug in our 20's, we had a great trip together touring Europe for a month and partied in Hawaii together in...Read More »
13 of 41 | Posted by: Tom Cheng - Richmond

“Barry and Jennifer, My sincere condolences. Doug was a friend, co-worker and roommate over the years. We shared many laughs and talked of travel...Read More »
14 of 41 | Posted by: Dan Herrera

“I am so very sorry to hear and read of Doug Joe's sudden passing. As friends from year's ago, we have bumped into each other from time to time and it...Read More »
15 of 41 | Posted by: Kathleen Benner - Calgary

“I worked with Douglas for several years at Air Cargo Trader he was such a nice co-worker whose guidance and support will be forever missed and...Read More »
16 of 41 | Posted by: Jo-Anne Ivey - Mississauga

“Words can not describe how I felt when I recently heard of doug's passing. He has been a dear friend for the past 6 years. We shared a love for...Read More »
17 of 41 | Posted by: Michelle Beauchemin - Calgary

“We shared some great laughs, some good times and lots of stories. I always looked forward to hearing from you,I knew it was going to be a new...Read More »
18 of 41 | Posted by: Dennis Germyn - Surrey

“Sorry to hear of Doug's passing. I always enjoyed working with him. God Bless ”
19 of 41 | Posted by: Dave Wright - Calgary

“Sad news . Although I had only infrequent contact with Doug over the last few years I still considered him a good friend . He was always upbeat with...Read More »
20 of 41 | Posted by: Jeff Platt - Calagary

“I met Doug thru his realationship with Olga Arthur who was my mother in law. He spent many an evenng as part of our family. Birthdays,Christmas and...Read More »
21 of 41 | Posted by: Richard Landry - Calgary

“It was a sad day when we heard of Doug's passing. We have very fond memories of Doug. Our first real encounter with Doug was when we met him...Read More »
22 of 41 | Posted by: Cynthia & Jonathan Yue - Richmond

“I am going to miss you. ”
23 of 41 | Posted by: Maria Lucia - Brazil - friend

“Douglas was one of the friendliest man that I knew of. He always called me whenever he was in my neighborhood and went to lunch. Although he was not...Read More »
24 of 41 | Posted by: Leo Sato - Calgary

“Shock and sadness to hear you have left this earth without a chance to say goodbye. Like the stars, even though we didn't see you often, we always...Read More »
25 of 41 | Posted by: Colleen leiser - Calgary

“We are shocked and deeply saddened to hear that Doug has passed away. Our deepest condolences to Barry, Jennifer and their families. Our roots with...Read More »
26 of 41 | Posted by: Geoff and Kie Low - Burnaby

“We are so shocked and saddened to hear of Doug’s passing. We extend our sincere condolences to his family It was only last month that we had a...Read More »
27 of 41 | Posted by: Peter & Veronica - Vancouver

“Our condolenses to Jennifer, Barry and family on the passing of your loved one Doug. Our hearts are saddened by the news and go out to you in this...Read More »
28 of 41 | Posted by: Ingrid and Wayne Guidone Burnaby

“We did not know Doug, but as close friends of Jennifer and Doug McIver, we can only imagine the kind of quality person he must have been as...Read More »
29 of 41 | Posted by: Geier Family - Grand Rapids, MI

“Our deepest condolences to Barry, Jennifer and famiy. We are sadden to hear about the tragic passing on my long time friend. I first met Doug during...Read More »
30 of 41 | Posted by: Gerry and Manna Yee - Calgary

“Very sadden by Doug's passing. My condolences to the family. ”
31 of 41 | Posted by: Monica Heller - Calgary

“I used to work with Doug at CP Air then Canadian Airlines, always in cargo. He then came to work for me in Vancouver, when I owned Air Cargo Trader....Read More »
32 of 41 | Posted by: Al Ridgway - Vancouver

“Sorry to hear about our friend's passing. Doug was everybody's friend and was selfless with his time. Will miss the dinners we shared. Doug was part...Read More »
33 of 41 | Posted by: Art Ohno & Betty Leong - Calgary

“I met Doug in 1996 in Cuba at a trade show. We became friends that very same day and kept a close friendship. He was just such a kind and good...Read More »
34 of 41 | Posted by: Maylin - Langley

“My deepest sympathies to his family and friends. Sadly, our CP Air family is smaller by one. Our prayers are with you. ”
35 of 41 | Posted by: Glenn Thomas - Calgary

“I will miss you greatly Dougie. I will fondly remember our trip to LA together forever. ”
36 of 41 | Posted by: Cy Perl - Calgary

“Deeply saddened by this news. Will miss Douglas. My condolences to the family. Luigi Colizza Burlington, ON ”
37 of 41 | Posted by: Luigi COLIZZA - Toronto

“We all are going to miss a big friend! :( RIP ”
38 of 41 | Posted by: Rogerio - Brazil - Friend

“Doug will be sadly missed by myself and family.Rest in Peace Dougy Joe ( Kato ) Love you ”
39 of 41 | Posted by: Tom Rothery - Calgary

“Sorry to hear about Doug's passing. ”
40 of 41 | Posted by: Bill Gallant - Calgary

“I express my deepest sympathy to Doug's family; and the loss for all of us. I am saddened by the loss of such a kind man with a big heart. I will...Read More »
41 of 41 | Posted by: Pam Kerestes - calgary


It is with heavy hearts that we announce the sudden passing of our brother in Calgary, Alberta. Douglas was born in Vancouver, spent his childhood in Hong Kong, and moved back to Canada in his early teens where he attended Eric Hamber High School. After graduation, he studied radio telecommunication, but later found his calling in the tourism and travel industry. Douglas loved to travel and had the good fortune of seeing many countries, while making meaningful connections along the way. Douglas spent over 16 years with Canadian Pacific Airlines as sales and service manager and later continued to focus on the air cargo industry with Air Cargo Traders as sales manager. In 2001, Douglas started up KISS Cargo, which he owned and operated until this spring. His health took a turn the last few months. Sadly, and unexpectedly, Douglas passed away suddenly as a result of a brain aneurysm. Douglas was predeceased by his mother Violet Louise, and father Peter Hing Yip. He is survived by former wife Peggy, older brother Barry (Linda), younger sister Jennifer McIver (Doug) and nephews Cameron and Cory. We are forever grateful to his friend Jack Bozek for watching over Douglas, and in particular, during the final hours of his life. A celebration of his life will take place at a future date. Messages of condolences may be forwarded to the family at www.piersons.ca

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