Gary George Francis Sr.
October 22, 1944 - Montreal, Quebec
August 11, 2019 - Calgary, Alberta
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Grimsdale Sr., on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at the age of 74 years.
Gary worked in the printing industry, starting as an apprentice and becoming a Journeyman Pressman. Prior to his retirement he taught Printing and Graphic Arts at the Drumheller Institution in Drumheller, AB.
Gary is survived by his beloved wife Jane, their three sons, Gary Jr. (Erica), Jeffrey (Coralie), and Christopher (Joice); and grandchildren, Halee, Tyren, Chris, Charlon, and Jaya. He is also survived by sisters, Maureen, Gail, and Susan (Peter); nieces and nephews, Peter (Jackie), Brenda (Darrell), Tracey (Kevin), Robyn Lynn (Richard), Heather (Ian), Scott (Diane), Julie (Mike), Wendy (Bruce), Shannan (Cory), Mitchell, and Ryan. Gary was predeceased by his sister Audri.
A small private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Breath, the Lung Association at lung.ca, or to the Peter Lougheed Intensive Care Unit, through calgaryhealthtrust.ca.
Condolences may be forwarded through www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
We would like to thank the staff in the Intensive Care Unit at the Peter Lougheed Centre, and particularly the Doctors and Nurses for their professional and compassionate care.
In living memory of Gary Grimsdale, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE NE, Calgary, AB, T2A 3V9, Telephone: 403- 248-8585.
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