December 18, 1939 – Cornach, Saskatchewan
April 12, 2017 – Calgary, Alberta
Gail, beloved wife of the late Ross Baillie passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the age of 77 years.
Gail was born in Cornach, Saskatchewan to parents Robert and Arletta Flynn. There she grew up with her brother, Marvin Flynn. Gail was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was an active volunteer throughout her years for the Calgary Food Bank, Rockyview Hospital, and canvassed for the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Gail was very active in sports, including track and field and baseball in her younger years, including coaching her son’s teams. In her early adulthood through later in life, Gail loved to curl, winning many bonspiels. She learned to ski later in life, and enjoyed her many ski vacations with her family and friends, as well as playing cards into the wee hours of the morning. Gail loved animals. There was always the presence of a dog in the household, and her children’s pets were enamoured with their grandma Gail.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Robert (Yvonne) Baillie of Edmonton, Alberta, Dave (Brenda) Baillie of Calgary, Alberta, Krista (Rick) Scott of Spirit River, Alberta and Kari (Paul) Cook of Calgary, Alberta. She is also survived by her siblings, Marvin (Marilyn) Flynn of Victoria, British Columbia, Sister in-law Donna Birwert of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and Brother in-law Dean Baillie of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Six grandchildren and one great-grandchild, Charla (Scott) Traquair, Travis Baillie, Taryn Baillie, Justin Cook, Connor Baillie, Taylor Cook and Kate Traquair. Gail was predeceased by her husband Ross Alan Baillie of forty-five years, and their daughter, Kathryn Dawn Baillie.
Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY (Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB) on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Heart and Stroke Foundation in memory of Gail Baillie.
In living memory of Gail Baillie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek, 14441 Bannister Road S.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences