It is with great sadness and loving memories that the family of Dan Edinga announces his passing on March 19, 2019 at the age of 69 years. Dan was born in Edmonton in August 1949 and adopted by Albert and Lucile Edinga, the second child between sisters Cheryl and Judy. Dan is survived and missed by his wife, Carol, sons Brian (Rosa) and Randy (Steph), and grandchildren Miranda, Mason, and Sam. Family was Dan’s number one priority. Whether as a son, husband, dad, brother, uncle, or his favorite role grandpa he devoted the time needed to support family through difficult times and celebrating the good times. This care extended to friends of the family as well, to whom Dan was known as fiercely loyal and willing to help in any situation. Beyond his unwavering commitment to family and friends, Dan took great pride in his long career of public service, where his reputation as a trustworthy, straightforward, and generous colleague led to many life-long friendships. Even in his several post-retirement jobs, Dan never failed to cultivate strong relationships and serve as a great supporter of those in need of an understanding ear or shoulder.
A memorial service and celebration of Dan’s life will be held at 2 PM, April 6 at Serenity Funeral Service (10129 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton). In lieu of flowers, the family would greatly appreciate donations in Dan’s name to the Lung Association, Alberta and NWT .