It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of Gary on June 10, 2022, at the age of 82 years.
He will be forever loved and remembered by his 3 children: Alison, Sean (Michelle), and Keith; 5 grandchildren: Kelsey (Mark), James (Kirsten), Josh (Holly), Emile, and Eamon; four great-grandchildren: Liam, Camryn, Lochlan, and Layla. Also to mourn his loss is his sister, Arlene; daughter by heart, Crystal; nieces, nephews, and many friends.
Gary was born and lived in Edmonton his whole life. He took up the family trade in sheet metal and then taught it at NAIT for over 25 years. Following his retirement, Gary led a very full life with many hobbies, including gardening, cooking, wine making, softball, pickle ball, curling, stained glass, and dancing.
A Memorial Service will be held at Connelly-McKinley Funeral Home, 10011-114 St. NW, at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
In lieu of flowers, consider a donation in Gary’s memory to the Alzheimer Society of Alberta and Northwest Territories, 10430 61 Ave NW #306, Edmonton, Alberta, or to the Good Samaritan Society Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre, 9649 71 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta.