Gary Black
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Obituary of Gary Wayne Hugh Black

Gary W.H. Black passed away peacefully with his daughters by his side on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at the age of 73 years.  


Gary is survived by his children Leah (Andrew) and Alyssa (Kent), his grandchildren Arianna, Cassandra and Sebastian.  He is also survived by Sandy’s sister Karen and brother-in-law Randy Cook, His nieces Danna her children Isabella and Maxwell, Sarah and Tori (Ryan). 


Gary now joins his beloved wife Sandy, who predeceased him too early in life, his parents Murray and Evelyn Black, his sister Carol, and Sandy’s parents Bernard (Sonny) and Sophie (Buzz) Steer.


The family will hold a private graveside service and celebration.   Due AHS restrictions the family is putting together a digital tribute in memory of Gary. For anyone that would like to receive a copy please email and leave your contact details.



If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, #345, 10909 Jasper Ave., Edmonton AB T5J 3L9 Telephone: (780) 452-1166,or to the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation, 28 Oki Drive NW, Calgary, AB  T3B 6A8, Telephone: (403) 955.8818.


The family would like to give many thanks to the staff of Mayfair Care Center where Gary was living, and the special group of people that came to visit family and opened their hearts to our dad.  We would also like to thank the doctors and nurses at the Rockyview General Hospital for their support and care in Gary’s end of days.

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