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Garry Edward Irwin

August 6, 1943 - January 2, 2015


Our cousin Garry passed away January 2, 2015 in the Kootenay Regional Hospital. He was predeceased by his father Ed and mother Della. Born on Aug.6, 1943, he loved  hiking, hockey, skiing, snowshoeing and reading. He loved walking the streets of Nelson and talking to people.  Garry was the best tour guide whenever someone came to visit. We will miss his sense of humor, phone calls and his ability to make us always feel welcome. He will be missed. Inurnent will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver with his parents. 


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From: Brian & Ev Sutton
Relation: Friends

We are so very sorry to hear of Garry’s passing. We knew Della & Ed & Garry from Harrop. We spent many happy Christmases together in Harrop with Della & Garry. We will greatly miss Garry’s smile and the many chats we had together.

From: Nigel & Trudine Wilson
Relation: Nigel lived in the family in Harrop

I have fond memories of Garry his Mom & Dad as I lived with the family as a child for a few years. Over the years I visited many times and Garry and I went on many hikes and had many long long talks together. He was like a brother to me. I am saddened by his passing and will miss him very much.

From: Anthony Cone
Relation: friend

I am very saddened to hear that you have left us. Our friendship goes back to 1989 and I enjoyed our many hiking trips, talks and eating out in Nelson. You have certainly touched my life and of our family, as we had a lot in common. We had a special friendship that I will always cherish. You will be deeply missed Garry. God bless

From: lynda iwanik
Relation: friend

Garry was a good guy.He n I planned&set up many publicity&fund raising tables for the West Arm Watershed Alliance and later to promote the Lasca Creek wilderness area for a provincial park.Finally seeing sucessful completion of the WEST ARM WILDRRNESS PARK by many peoples years of work. Peace be with you Garry.We said our goodbye.Ill always think of you when I look at our lovely mountains.

From: Graham Caron
Relation: family friend

you were a father figure Gary, thank you for everything.

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