Currie, Alan Creighton, age 68, Halifax, passed away on Thursday, January 23, 2014, at home. Alan was born in Truro, NS, on April 13, 1945, and was a son of the late Laurence and Dorothy Currie. Alan led a very active life and had many interests relating to the arts, theatre and Halifax dance. He was also very interested in drawing and painting - for which he has won several National Awards. For sports, he has always had a love of riding horses and did so for many years. He also participated in curling and golf with the Special Olympics Society of Nova Scotia. He has been a member of Armdale Yacht Club for a number of years and enjoyed boating activities. He is survived by his brother, Leslies (Wanda) Currie of Bedford; nephew, Laurence (Danielle) Currie of Toronto and several cousins in the UK. Cremation has taken place under the care and direction of J. A. Snow Funeral Home, 339 Lacewood Drive, Halifax, (455-0531) where there will be a visitation on Monday, February 3, 2014, from 1:00-3:00 pm. There will be no service. Burial for the family will follow the visitation. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association of Nova Scotia https://ocp.diabetes.ca/OD/csCustomerDonation.asp or a charity of choice.