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Alan Ross Morrison

Alan Ross Morrison, age 73, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst. Alan was born in the Halifax Infirmary in 1946, living briefly in Great Village, NS, before moving
Alan Ross Morrison, age 73, passed away peacefully in the early hours of Monday, May 13, 2019 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst. Alan was born in the Halifax Infirmary in 1946, living briefly in Great Village, NS, before moving to Amherst with his parents, the late Dr. W. Ross and Jean E. (Buck) Morrison. Alan attended school in Amherst and was employed in the financial industry his entire career, which took him from Nova Scotia to various locations across Western Canada until he retired and returned home in 2010. As an active member of the community, Alan was a member of the Masons and Rotary Club, and avid supporter of the Cumberland County Museum, Cumberland Hospital Foundation, and Music at Trinity, and the Tidnish Crossroads Community Association. Alan enjoyed swimming, skiing, sailing, and tennis in his younger years, and more recently, spent many hours golfing, playing bridge, and reading and cooking. Entertaining friends and family brought Alan great joy. He also loved getting dressed up in his kilt for special occasions with his friend, Ian MacLean. Besides his parents, Alan is predeceased by his sister, Margaret J. MacMaster. Alan will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Elizabeth, of 48 years; sister Eleanor (Earl) Casey, brother-in-law Lester MacMaster, sister-in-law Abigail (Jim Wilson) MacLeod, favorite niece Jennifer (Angus) Furlong, nephews Jeffrey (Ada) and Jonathan (Sarah) MacMaster, Steven (Michelle), Bruce (Natalie), and Peter (Emily) Casey, as well as the great-nieces and nephews who he adored: Maggie, Will, Charlotte, Elle, Eli, Caroline, Owen, Joni, Hannah, Isabelle, and Audrey. Arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, 98 Church St. Amherst, 902-667-9906, where the family will be welcoming visitors on Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 from 6:00-8:30pm. Funeral service to celebrate the life of Alan will be held on Thursday, May 16th, 2019 at 2:00pm at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, 1 Ratchford Street, Amherst, NS with Rev. Natasha Pearen officiating. Interment will take place in the Amherst Cemetery following the service. In lieu of floral tributes, memorial contributions can be made to Music at Trinity, Cumberland Health Care Foundation, Heart and Stroke Foundation or a charity of your choice. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be forwarded to the family via: www.campbellsamherst.ca or by visiting the funeral home Facebook page

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