It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Mr. Derek Lee Draganiuk at his home, in Red Deer, Alberta on Friday, June 29, 2018 at the age of 36 years. Derek was born in Hinton, Alberta on February 9, 1982, to Ken and Brenda Draganiuk. Derek was raised in Vegreville, Alliance, Killam, Sedgewick, Sherwood Park and Edmonton, Alberta. He worked in the Oil and Gas Industry as a Service Rig Operator. Derek will lovingly be remembered by sons, Alex and Kade Draganiuk of Medicine Hat, Alberta; brother, Shane (Stacey) Draganiuk of Edmonton, Alberta, nieces, Christeen and Taylor Draganiuk, and his mother, Brenda Draganiuk (Len Schultz). Derek was predeceased by his father, Ken Draganiuk; Alfred and Joyce Klaus, Herb Wilson, Corrine Draganiuk and Wayne Whitehead. A Private Family Service will be held at a later date. If desired, Memorial Donations in Derek’s honour may be made directly to the Heart and Stroke Foundation at www.heartandstroke.ca. Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.parklandfuneralhome.com. Arrangements in care of Parkland Funeral Home and Crematorium, 6287 – 67 A Street (Taylor Drive), Red Deer. 403.340.4040 or 1.800.481.7421.