PALLESEN Gary Wayne 1944 - 2006 Gary Pallesen passed away on June 17, 2006 after a brief but courageous battle with cancer at the age of 62 years. Gary is survived by his mother, Jeanne Fields (Pallesen) of Calgary; daughter and son-in-law, Shelly and Jim Burden; grandchildren, Taylor and Michelle of Texas; son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Chris Pallesen; grandchildren, Kaley and Wace of Strathmore; son, Shawn Pallesen of Mexico; sister, Donna Easy (Pallesen) of Red Deer and other numerous relatives. Gary was predeceased by his father Ralph Pallesen in 1977. Gary will be remembered for his outgoing personality, eternal optimism and his love of animals, especially his dog Lucky. Gary's children wish to thank the staff of Unit 59 of the Rockyview Hospital for their excellent care. Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2006 at Mountain View Funeral Home (Garden Road and 17 Avenue S.E., Calgary) at 2:00 p.m. If so desired, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Calgary Humane Society (SPCA) (4455 - 110 Avenue S.E., Calgary, T2C 2T7) or to the Alberta Cancer Foundation c/o Tom Baker Cancer Centre (1331 - 29 Street N.W., Calgary, T2P 3E9). WHEATLAND FUNERAL HOME LTD. (Strathmore) in care of arrangements. Telephone: 934-5666.