It is with heavy hearts we announce the passing of our much-loved husband and father, Gordon Garuik. Gordon succumbed to cancer after a courageous battle, always maintaining his humour and dignity.
Gordon was born in Regina SK on February 20, 1934. He was an Electrician for thirty-two years, retiring from the City of Calgary Electric System in 1989. In his retirement, Gordon enjoyed golfing, travelling, fishing, and camping.
Gordon is survived by his wife of forty-two years Mildred; a son Stephen Garuik; a daughter and son-in-law Teresa and Dean Bristow all of Calgary; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Joan Uhren, Janice and George Hicock, all of Regina SK; as well as many nieces, nephews and in-laws.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (10827 – 24th Street S.W.) on Wednesday, July 20, 2005 at 11:00 a.m. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 215 – 12th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A2 Telephone: (403) 205-3966 or to the Salvation Army, 420 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB T2G 0R9. Telephone: (403) 410-1111.
In living memory of Gordon Garuik, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403) 243-8200.Print This Obituary & Condolences