Garry Nelson

January 30, 1943 – April 22, 2020
January 30, 1943 – April 22, 2020
It is with great sadness that we announce that, Garry Nelson, has passed away at age 77. He died peacefully with his loved ones by his side on April 22, 2020.
Garry was born on January 30, 1943 in Lethbridge, Alberta to Violet and Matthew Nelson. In 1946, he moved to Whitehorse, Yukon where he held a variety of jobs until he retired at age 76, including corrections officer, security guard and owner of Nelson’s Hardware.
Garry was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Leroy and Rayner. Garry Nelson is survived by his wife, Cristina; daughters, Vida (Trevor) and Vina; and brother, Lawrence.
At his request, no service will be held. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humane Society of Yukon or the Yukoners’ Cancer Care Fund in his honor.Obituary

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