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Premier Don Getty Memorial

25183652431_a38ab83417_kAlberta’s 11th Premier, Mr. Donald Ross (Don) Getty, O.C., A.O.E., passed away on February 26, 2016.

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Condolences from across Canada were tweeted:

Justin Trudeau, PM Canada

Don Getty represented Alberta with distinction as Premier, Minister, MLA & Eskimos quarterback. My sincere condolences to his family today.

Rachel Notley, Alberta Premier

Don Getty distinguished himself in politics, in sport & business, through leadership, hard work and service.

Edmonton Eskimos

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of former premier and Esks QB Don Getty.

Rick McIver, Alberta MLA

So sad to learn of the passing of Premier Don Getty. A great Albertan. our prayers to his family & loved ones.

Naheed Nenshi, Calgary Mayor

Hearing of the passing of Don Getty. Let’s reflect with gratitude on his life of service and leadership for the people of Alberta.

Rona Ambrose, Federal PC Leader

Thoughts and prayers with the Getty family. Don was a great advocate for Edmonton and Alberta. Even on the football field, he fought for us.

Christy Clark, BC Premier

RIP Don Getty. It takes a special person to reach the top in football, business and politics.

Greg Clark, Leader of the Alberta Party

Today we mourn the passing of Premier Don Getty, a tireless advocate for Alberta & champion of national unity.

Kent Hehr, MP

A titan of Alberta politics – Premier Don Getty – has passed away. He will be missed.

Derek Fildebrandt, Alberta MLA

My condolences to the family of former premier Don Getty at his passing.

Don Iveson, Edmonton Mayor

On behalf of Edmonton, our deepest sympathies to former Premier Don Getty’s family and colleagues. Our flags are all at half-staff.

Rick Strankman, Alberta MLA

Deepest sympathy to the Getty family on the passing of former Premier Don Getty. His service to Alberta is greatly appreciated.

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