Nestor Shular Has Passed Away

Posted by Gary Paukert on Dec 07 2020 at 07:56AM PST in May 2019

I’m saddened to hear from Ron Williams this morning that the following obituary for one of our long-time members, Nestor Shular, appears at the Calgary Herald website ( Nestor played in our league for 14 years from 2006-2019.

The league grieves with Nestor’s wife, Diane, and his family and extends it’s heartfelt sympathy.

Gary Paukert
CSMS League Communications

SHULAR, Nestor Raymond
1941 – 2020

Nestor died peacefully on December 1, 2020 after a 3 year battle with pancreatic cancer. Nestor is survived by his loving wife Diane (nee Gelsinger) sons Trevor, Dwayne (Sarah) grandsons Nicholas and Matteo.

In 1966 Nestor graduated from U of S as a Mechanical Engineer with distinction. This same year he married Diane in Holdfast SK, as well as starting his 25 year career with Unocal retiring at 55. He enjoyed playing fastball, curling, fishing and spending endless nights dancing with Diane. The two of them also loved traveling and spending time on many trips across the world.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the Oncologist Dr. Lee Ying, Nurses and staff at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Southwood Hospice for their care and compassion. Special thanks to Dr. Salem for his quick diagnosis.

A private funeral will be held at St. Stephen’s Protomartyr Church on December Wednesday 9. Condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting


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