Gary Lacey, born August 6, 1947 passed away peacefully on March 25, 2014. He was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and lived in Orkney, SK until he was 12 years old. He came to Cranbrook at that time, and attended Central School and Mount Baker High School. Gary worked for CP Rail as a carman since he was a young man and retired in 2003. He married the love of his life, Sharon, November 14, 1970. Together they raised their 4 sons, Doug, Tom, Jim and Dave.
Gary and Sharon spent 20 years in Lethbridge and returned to Cranbrook in 2011.
He was predeceased by his parents, Nelson Lacey and Pauline Lim. He leaves behind his loving wife of 43 years, Sharon, his sons Doug (Norma), Tom (Rhoda), Jim (Margaret), and Dave (Jeannette) and 7 grandchildren: Derek, Erin, Tyler, Kimberly, Adam, Kaya and Gabriel.
Gary loved to play and coach sports, camp, and work with his hands doing renovations and repairs. Gary could build or fix anything.
He will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.
There will be a Celebration of Gary’s Life at the Cranbrook United Church, Baker Street and 12th Avenue on Monday, March 31st, 2014, at 2:00 pm.