Gary Stafford

Obituary of Gary Stafford

Stafford, Gary McKenzie

September 30th, 1957 – September 16th, 2022

Gary passed peacefully away at the Health Sciences Centre on Friday, September 16th, 2022 at the age of 64. He is predeceased by his beloved parents: Derek and Annie Stafford, grandparents: Herbert and Rachel Squires and Benjamin and Florence Stafford, uncles: Fred, Marvin, Junior, Cal and Leonard. Also step-daughter: Melanie Rae and step-granddaughter: Laylah Rae. Gary was an amazing partner, step-dad, step-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend. He was a strong man with a gentle soul and generous to all. Beloved partner of Bev, with whom he shared 11 wonderful years with. Leaving to mourn brothers: Neil (Shannie), Paul (Bev), Dean, special niece and nephew: Nikita (Dylan) and Kurtis, step-daughters: Bobbi-Lynn (Greg) and Danielle, step-grandkids: MacKenzie, Natalie, Amir and Jackson. Special thanks to family physician: Dr Aguilar and Dr’s and Nurses of 4 South A, 4 North A and ICU. Also special thanks to Archdeacon Ed Keeping who Gary met and adored during his hospital stay. Visitation in Hickey’s Funeral Home, Kelligrews on Monday, September 19th, 2022 from 3 pm – 7 pm. Funeral service in Hickey’s Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, September 20th, 2022 at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gary’s memory may be made to The Children’s Wish Foundation. To send a message of condolence, please visit

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