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May 15, 2015

STRAZZA, Michael (Garry) Garfield

November 21, 1941~May 15, 2015

Garry passed away on May 15th after a courageous battle with lung cancer. Predeceased by his son Dean. Garry will be greatly missed by his wife Patricia, and children Lorelei (Gary), Vikki (Alvin), Hunter (Jennifer) and by his six grandchildren: Brooke, Arwen, Jacoby, Madison, Czarina and Sage.

Garry will be remembered fondly by all those whose hearts he touched. He was very generous and had a unique ability to know when someone needed help before they even had the chance to ask. We would like to invite you to Garry’s Celebration of Life to be held at Stronghold Christian Fellowship at 2210 Morello Road Nanoose Bay on Saturday, May 30th at 1:00pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Garry’s memory to the Palliative Care Unit at NRGH. Cheques can be made payable to the Palliative Care Unit and mailed to the Nanaimo Hospital Foundation office at 1801 Bowen Road Nanaimo BC, V9S 1H1. We would like to extend our sincerest thanks to: Dr. Poteryko, our dear friends Bill Purdy, Ed Wright, Brent Diamond, the staff and volunteers at the Palliative Care Unit, and to our friends and family for their ongoing support. In memory of Garry, we ask that you perform a random act of kindness.

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