Obituary of Gary GIRLING

April 17, 1938 – Calgary, Alberta

October 14, 2019 – Calgary, Alberta


It is with great sadness that the family of Gary Girling announce his passing on October 14, 2019, at the age of 81 years, after a courageous fourteen year battle with cancer. Gary fought with his usual optimism, determination, dignity, and wit.


He is survived by his loving wife Yvonne of fifty-nine years, son Brad; daughter Debbie; four grandchildren, Melissa (Ken), Jenilee, Devin, and Karly; three great grandsons Myles, Tate, and Rhys; brother Greg (Dixie); sister-in-law Wendy (George) Loyd of Vancouver, Washington; Barbara Kitchen of Santa Fe, Mexico; and nieces and nephews in Canada and the United States.


A Celebration of Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Chapel of the Bells, 2720 Centre Street North, Calgary, AB), on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.  Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home. Condolences may be forwarded through


If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to Dulcina Hospice, 110 Evanspark Manor N.W., Calgary, Alberta T3P 0N4 Telephone: 587-230-5500


A tree will be planted in living memory of Gary Girling. McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH, CALGARY, AB, T2E 2V6,   Telephone: 403-243-8200.


Celebration of Life

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Sunday, October 20, 2019
McInnis & Holloway, Chapel of the Bells
2720 Centre St N
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 276-2296
Celebration of Life for Gary


Reception to follow in the Hospitality Centre at the Funeral Home
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