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GAURA, Daryl Garnet

October 2, 1949 – Flin Flon, Manitoba
March 12, 2015 – Calgary, Alberta

It is with great sadness that we announce that Daryl Gaura passed away after a courageous battle with cancer on Thursday, March 12, 2015 at the age of 65 years.

Daryl was born October 2, 1949 and spent his very young years on the family farm in the Brewer district. He completed his education at Melville High School in 1968. Daryl was very active in all sports, especially the Melville High School basketball team. After graduation he moved to Regina in 1972 and then to Calgary in 1978 where his two daughters were born. Daryl continued to be active in sports in Calgary. He coached his daughters’ baseball teams for over two decades and was also an ardent football and hockey fan. Daryl was a devoted father and grandfather who treasured every moment with his family.

Predeceased by his parents Ensel (1983) and Mary (2006), Daryl leaves to cherish his memory his daughters and sons-in-law, Tiffany Gaura and Jeff Edelman and granddaughter Elisabeth of Cairo, Egypt; Teagan and Dan Churchman and grandson James of Calgary; mother of his children Shirley Gaura of Calgary; brother and sister-in-law Wayne and Ruth and nephew Austin of Regina; as well as many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY Crowfoot (82 Crowfoot Circle N.W.), on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Rosedale Hospice #1245 – 70 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 2X8, Telephone: (403) 284 – 5195 or Kids Up Front Calgary, 110, 105 – 12 Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2G 1A1, Telephone: (403) 444-4246.

In living memory of Daryl Gaura, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Crowfoot, 82 Crowfoot Circle N.W. Telephone: 403-241-0044.

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  1. Breadon & Sarah Price & Kids :

    We are deeply sorry for your loss. We hope
    you are able to find peace with the love and support of family and friends around you during the difficult time. May your Dad, Rest in peace and be your guardian angel.
    XO

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  2. My sincere condolences Teagan and
    Tiffany. Please take care of yourselves. Sending my love.

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  3. So very sorry for your loss. I didn’t know Daryl well but always saw him as a funny and kind man. I am sure he has left you with a wonderful legacy of memories. Prayers to you as you go through this difficult time.

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  4. Dave and Grace tuba :

    Dear Shirley and family,Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Darell.I know he was very special to allof you and his memories will hold a special place in you heart. Please know we share your pain and will keep you in our. Prayers. Dave and Grace Tuba

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  5. My deepest sympathy goes out to all the family. Rest in peace our dearest loved one!

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  6. Greg & Bev Bennett :

    Our deepest sympathy to Shirley & Family on your loss
    We will miss Daryl very much
    He was a very good friend having known him for so many years
    and I can only think about the good times we had
    those memories never fade away

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  7. Cathy and Tony Mariani :

    We are so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you, Danny and James.

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  8. Waynne & Darlene (Gaura) Cowan :

    We were so very sorry to hear about the passing of Daryle. Our sympathies go out to his daughters, grand-children and their families. Daryle and are first cousins and spent a lot of time together while growing up. Condolences to Wayne and his family our prayers are with you all through this difficult time.

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  9. Bob and Elaine Herrington :

    We were so sorry to here about the passing of Daryl..
    Our symapthies are extended to Shirley, the girls and their families. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May the memory of happier times, keep you strong!!
    Rest in peace Daryl

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  10. Sheila Tuba & Family :

    Wayne, Ruth, Tiffany, Teagan , Shirley and families: So sorry to hear of Daryl’s passing. He fought a long hard battle and now he is at peace. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you and give you comfort and strength, at this very difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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  11. Leisha Naphin :

    Teagan and family, my deepest sympathy for the loss of your father. May he watch down on you from heaven, and rest in peace.

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  12. My sympathies to family and friends…Godspeed Daryl…

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  13. Charlotte and Alexander Harris :

    Our deepest condolences to Shirley, Wayne, Tiffany and Teagan and all your families. May God give him rest and peace. No more pain and suffering. Hugs and love to you all. Know that we are here.

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  14. Dale and Grace Schneider :

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy.

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  15. I played darts with Daryl for many years and have never had so many laughs with anyone than I did with him. He was a wonderful person and my thoughts go out to the family. May you Rest In Peace my friend.

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  16. Bonnie and Ray Stranz :

    Your father was an amazing person. So filled with pride for his family, grandchildren, friends and a kind spirit to all he touched. You will find comfort hold many cherished memories in the days to come.

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  17. Dennis Rathgeber (Ketch) :

    Deepest condolences. I knew Daryl in high school-good times and good memories!

    Dennis

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  18. Sherry Struck :

    Thinking of you all at this sad time. Tiffany, Teagan, Shirley, Wayne and all of your extended family.
    I am so very sorry for the loss of Daryl, hugs from my family to yours.

    Sherry

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  19. Jim and Linda Ferguson :

    Shirley and family, Wayne and family

    Our deepest sympathies. Many fun memories of Daryl from our years in high school. Enjoyed catching up and reminiscing over lunch in Melville last October. Cherish your fondest memories.

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