It is with broken hearts and profound sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Mark Steven Douglas Lowther at the age of 47. He died peacefully with his family at his side on July 2, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Born April 19, 1973 in Lahr Germany. Graduating from West Pictou District High School, 1991 then received his degree in Civil Engineering at St. FX and Saint Mary’s Universities in Nova Scotia. He then was employed with Baker Hughes as a technical Field Engineer for 11 years which included working off the coast of Newfoundland.
Mark married Mandie in 2005 and then settled in Leduc, Alberta. It was here where Mark made a significant and lasting impact on AltaGas Utilities Inc. from front line operations leadership, to VP Corporate Services, to VP Operations and Engineering and finally President.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife Mandie and their sons Mason (13), Hudson (11), Cooper (8). He is also survived by his Mother Marie, Brother Greg (Shawna), nephews Ben and Thomas. Aunts and Uncles Gerald and Marg Holmes, Donnie and Anne Holmes, Billy and Diane Holmes. Cousins Allan, Brian, Donna, Cherie, David, Pattie and Shelly. Mark was predeceased by his father Doug.
Mark loved his family. He loved being a husband and a father.
Mark was articulate and distinguished. He was admired and respected for his selflessness, humility, and his genuine manner. Mark was a gift to all who knew him.
Someone who was so special can never be forgotten and the memories of him will be treasured for a lifetime.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday July 13, 2020 at 11:00 am. Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic, there will be a limited number of people attending a private service.
The Service will be livestreamed at https://distantlink.com/serenitySG.html.
If friends wish, memorial donations can be made in Mark’s memory to The United Way