Michael Elliot BEST

BEST, Michael Elliot

January 24, 1954 – December 14, 2016

Michael Best of Red Deer passed away suddenly on December 14, 2016 at the age of 62 years. He was the loving father to Ryan Best of Red Deer, AB, and Chris Best of Penhold, AB. Michael will also be dearly missed by his grandchildren. He will be lovingly remembered by his brother, Jim, of Calgary, AB; sisters, Jean, of Blackfalds, AB, Lorne, of Edson, AB, and Audrey of Rocky Mountain House, AB; and nieces and nephews, Shannon, Kristina, Mark and Heather and Tracy and Andrew.

He was born to Ross and Elizabeth Best, of Vulcan, AB. Michael was born in Vulcan, AB and went on to work in fracking oil and gas industries and then proceeded to work in the logging industry. He enjoyed politics and also had a love for teaching. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing and camping. Michael will always be remembered for passing along his joy of fishing to his sons and for his wisdom and humor.

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