ARMSTRONG, Edward Joseph (Cayley) - Ed passed away suddenly on September 30, 2017, at the age of 57. Ed was born in Nipawin, SK, to parents Jim & Betty Armstrong. He was the 9th of 11 children and grew up on the family farm near Petaigan, SK. While traveling in Australia in 1980, he met his wife, Jacki. They were married in 1984 and lived in Saskatoon, SK, & Sydney, Australia, while Ed completed his physiotherapy degree, graduating in 1991. In 1993, the couple settled in High River, where they began their family. They had 3 children, Emily, Alex & Ian, before moving to an acreage near Cayley in 1999, where their son, Sam, was born. Ed also shared a loving and close relationship with two of his nephews, Sawyer and Tristan, for whom he was a father figure. Ed was an amazing husband and father who loved camping, travelling, canoeing, reading, music, basketball, photography, and all things science, but above all else he loved his family. He touched many lives with his work as a physiotherapist in High River, Nanton, Okotoks & Claresholm, before opening his own practice in Vulcan & Claresholm. Ed is predeceased by his father Jim in 1990; brothers Al in 1991 and Bill in 2013. He is survived by his wife, Jacki; children Emily, Alex (Ryan), Ian & Sam; mother Betty; siblings Anne (Rich), Jan (Gene), Wray, John (Betty-Jean), Deb (Michel), Rick (Elaine), Wendy (Gary), & Dave (Liz), along with 29 nieces and nephews, many cousins, and their families.
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The Armstrong Family
Posted by Cathy Alton (Neighbor from long ago) On Monday, October 23, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of Ed's passing. My deepest condolences to all the family.
Sincere condolences
Posted by Derek Dyck (Friend of family) On Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Jim and Betty Armstrong family were our closest neighbours at Petaigan. While Ed was a toddler when I left Carrot River, his parents and older siblings were better known to me and I always cherished my memories of any associations with the Armstrong family. I grieve with his mother Betty and his siblings, and share their sadness.

Derek Dyck

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