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August 13, 1949 – Camrose, Alberta
May 29, 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

Garry Roy MacIntyre, beloved father and grandfather, passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at the age of 68 years.

Garry was self-employed and enjoyed a long career at Garry’s Tire Service; when he retired, he worked for the City watering trees and flowers.

He enjoyed the outdoors and spending time in his yard, Garry was known for his bonfire nights. He had a love for animals and spent time enjoying horse races. When not spending time outdoors or enjoying the horses, Garry could be found watching sports; hockey being a favourite.

Garry is survived by his daughter and son-in-law Amanda and Colby Parnell; his step-daughter Miranda McMullen; his granddaughter Piper Parnell; his step-grandchildren, Dawson McMullen-Lenting and James McMullen; and his sisters and brother-in-law Cheryl Chabeniuk, and Marlene and Wayne Campbell.

He was predeceased by his wife Brenda MacIntyre; his parents Olive and Malcolm MacIntyre; and his brother Malcolm MacIntyre.

Please join us Saturday June 9, 2018 at Schanks North between 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm for a celebration of life honoring the memory of Garry MacIntyre. Feel free to drop by to share memories, stories, races, bets and beverages. We will watch the running of The Belmont Stakes and see if Justify, Garry’s pick, can secure the Triple Crown.  Please come as you are or dress in your Derby best (big hats, dresses, suit jackets, Sunday best, etc.).  There will be a remembrance speech at 3:00 pm prior to the Belmont post time.

Condolences may be forwarded through The family wish to thank the staff at Tom Baker, Dulcina Hospice and the Palliative Home Care team for their support. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to The Calgary Humane Society, 4455 – 110th Avenue S.E., Calgary, AB T2C 2T7, Telephone: (403)205-4455, or to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email or to Dulcina Hospice, c/o Covenant Foundation, Rm 3C60, 11111 Jasper Ave, Edmonton, AB T5K 0L4 Telephone: 1-866-342-8126, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

In living memory of Garry MacIntyre, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.

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  1. Amanda and Colby
    We are so sorry to hear this news. There never seems to be enough time to say goodbyes. Yet very hard to watch they slowly fade out of sight.
    Amanda you are a fighter you are a survivor. This is just one more step to struggle through.
    Prayfully in friendship
    Audrey and Barbara Pincombe.

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  2. Pincombe family

    Garry was a wonderful and caring man. He was always thinking of others and opened his heart to everyone. He will be truly missed by all. My heart goes out to his entire family.

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  3. Garry McEntyre…. blast from the past. My good friend from the late 60’s. love you my friend….will never forget you. Rick Krahn

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  4. We are sorry to hear of Garry’s passing. He was such a nice fellow, very friendly and always had a smile on his face. We would have liked to come to Shank’s on Saturday, but unfortunately will be out of town. Our condolences to all of Garry’s family.

    Dave and Joan Gaeta

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  5. I am sorry to hear of Garry’s passing. I fondly remember Garry growing up in Valleyfield. In the late 1950″s we were best of friends and shared many adventures together. It was a special time and has provided me with many great memories. Thinking of you Garry.

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  6. Les & Pam neigum

    Deepest condolences to the family of Garry. We have had the pleasure of knowing Garry for 30 plus years. He was a well know man and great man to have known

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