Michael Terrance Burrows

18/05/1976 - 09/11/2023


Obituary For Michael Terrance Burrows

May 18, 1976 - November 9, 2023

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Michael Burrows.

Michael passed away peacefully in his sleep in Dawson Creek, BC at the age of 47. Although born in Ontario, Michael’s heart and home was in Alberta.

Michael came to Alberta over 20 years ago to pursue a career in the oil and gas industry. He immediately gained a reputation as a hard worker and the guy to get the job done. Michael held various positions in the oil and gas industry but most recently had made a move to a new career as a crane operator where he also excelled.

In his spare time, Michael had numerous hobbies and interests including cooking, mountain biking, hiking, snowmobiling, and enjoying all the outdoor adventures Alberta has to offer. But above all, Michael loved being a Dad to his boys Lennox and Oliver.

Michael is survived by his sons Lennox and Oliver and remembered by their mother Kendra, his parents Terry and Cathy Burrows, his sister Rachel (Jim), nephews Cayden and Gavin, his sister Carley (Cam), nephew Nixon and niece Tia. He is also survived by numerous Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, his girlfriend Karen and all his friends who were his Alberta family.

He was pre-deceased by his Grandparents and Auntie Ann.

A Gathering of Friends (open house style) will be held at Bear Creek Funeral Home (11802 99 Avenue in Grande Prairie) on Thursday, November 23, 2023, from 10-12pm with a program beginning at 10am. Michael’s family wish to offer a time to share memories of him during the program. For his gathering, no formal attire is required, casual dress is preferred.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to a fund for Michael’s sons Lennox and Oliver. Donations may be directed via e-transfer to

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780-830-7742

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  • 24/11/2023

    Dear Terry, Cathy & Family, Although we don't know each other, please accept my deepest heartfelt condolences for the loss of your son Michael/father/brother and cousins. I am John Gallie's sister in law Hania (Anne) from Toronto. God bless you all and keep you safe and healthy. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  • 23/11/2023

    Still having a hard time wrapping my head around this. Mike had come a long way from the crazy little blonde dude ( and crazier twenty-something at my wedding ) to the man he became. Taken way too early. RIP Mike. Cousin Greg

  • 22/11/2023

    The best guy I've ever known

  • 22/11/2023

    My heart breaks for you all. Thank you for mentioning my Mom in the obituary. She would have been heartbroken over this as she loved Michael very much and always mentioned what a sweetie he was when he was little, the little blonde-hair-bowl-cut cutie always using his little play cash register 🙂 RIP Mike - Your cousin Lisa

  • 22/11/2023

    My Heart is missing another piece of love for my family! "Michael was a Beautiful and respectful child growing up! He is Sadly Missed! "God's Speed", my Nephew"! "Never Forgotten"!🙏😪💙😪😪

  • 22/11/2023

    Condolences to all of Michael's family. Such a great guy. We welcomed him into our home when he moved from Ontario and he quickly became a family member. Will miss him and his witty ways. Rest in peace Michael.

  • 21/11/2023

    My deepest condolences to the family of Micheal and To Kendra and Lennox and Oliver my prayers are with you .

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