Memories & Celebrations of Life:
Obituary - DOUGLAS, Garry Wayne
December 30, 1955 - October 27, 2018
It is with overwhelming sadness we announce the sudden passing of Garry on October 27, 2018 in Apsley, Ontario after suffering heart failure. Survived by beloved wife Janet Armstrong, mother Hilkka (Wirkkunen) Douglas, sisters Donna (Don) Pento & Gayle Douglas, and numerous extended family. Predeceased by father Donald Douglas.
Garry was a devoted professional whose mantra was integrity, innovation and excellence. He was a dedicated project manager at Kawartha Lakes Construction in Lakefield for the past five years. He was a great inspiration and mentor to many people. Garry was always willing to share his knowledge and time and knew how to bring out the best in people. Born in Thunder Bay, he was passionate about Northern Ontario and the First Nation communities. Garry worked from Sioux Lookout for over fifteen years both as an independent project manager and with Keewatin-Aski Ltd. Consulting Engineers. During that time Garry travelled to and lived in many many remote First Nation communities managing projects with his wealth of experience and personal charm. No one could ever forget Garry and all the positives he brought to his work.
Garry was very proud of his Finnish heritage.
A funeral service will take place at; Sargent and Son Funeral Home on Wednesday November 7th at 1:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Habitat for Humanity; Bethel Lutheran Church or charity of your choice through Sargent and Son Funeral Home.