Passed away suddenly on January 23, 2012
Roger was born on July 22, 1945 in Southampton, England and immigrated with his family to Lake of Two Mountains in Quebec. He was well known for his love of cars - particularly convertibles, during his teenage years and loved to fly, earning his pilots license in Hawkesbury. Inheriting the ability to fix anything electronic from his father (Frederick Norman Newell - deceased) he ran an office equipment business in Okotoks. After moving to Calgary in 1990 Roger served as a volunteer with the STARS Air Ambulance for several years. He is survived by his mother (Ruth Mary Newell), his brothers, Michael (Debby) Newell, Nicholas (Sandy) Newell and his sister Barbara (Jim) Fowler as well as several close friends.
Roger's final resting place is Queens Park Cemetery in Calgary.