Gary Shorthouse

Died January 11th 2015 at the age of 35. He was survived by his mother, Jean and father, Mike. Sisters Deborah and Nicola and brother-in-law Kyle. Son Alexander, daughter Eden. Uncle to Jordan (Tianna), Dylan (Cherry), Elijah, Issac, Jake and Amber. He also had numerous Aunts, uncles and cousins in England. He was also survived by his two grandmother’s, Lillian and Gladys and his roommates Richard, Josh, and Erin. He was predeceased by his brother, Glen. Gary was born in Powell River January 7th, 1980. He moved with his family to Nanaimo in 1989. In 2012, Gary moved to Alberta to find work in the oil field industry. He found work in Grande Prairie and it was there he lost his life in a tragic motor vehicle accident. There was a Remembrance service on Tuesday, January 20th 2:00 at the Nanaimo Seventh-day Adventist church, 2400 Highland Blvd. He was deeply loved and will always be remembered for his laugh, his sense of humour and his love for family and friends. In lieu of flowers, family asked that donations be made to a trust fund for Gary’s two children.

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