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Gary Assel

Date of Death: September 24, 2018



Born July 27, 1957 in Calgary, AB, Gary passed away with family by his side on September 24, 2018 in Nakusp, BC.

He is survived by his wife Dawn, daughter Toni, son Tristan, mother Helga and treasured friends.

Memorial donations may be made to the Arrow Lakes Hospital.


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From: Valley Funeral Home

Valley Funeral Home Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Sharon and Wayne Culley
Relation: Close friend

Our heartfelt condolences to you, Dawn, Tristan, Toni, and Helga

Gary was a wonderful friend❤ and will be deeply missed

Love Sharon and Wayne

From: Tim & Catrina Harden
Relation: Co-worker & Friend

Our sympathies to the Assel Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Gary was such a happy and kind man. He will be missed.

Tim & Catrina Harden

From: Warren Leigh
Relation: Friend

Dear Dawn, Toni, Tristan and Helga,
Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences at this most difficult of times. I will miss Gary very much. He was a dear friend whose company I cherished. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Warren & Ruth

From: Bill Esau
Relation: Friend and Colleague

Dawn and Family,
How sad I was to hear of Gary’s passing. Gary and I enjoyed many great discussions and laughs over the years and I missed him when you moved from Grande Prairie.
Our condolences to your family.

From: Deborah Gibeault
Relation: Co-worker

My sympathies for your loss. Gary was a great co-worker, always had a smile on his face and a story to tell. A very, very nice man who will be missed.

From: Caryl Jones
Relation: Business

Dear Dawn, Family, and Friends,

Please accept my deepest condolences. I only knew Gary for a brief time as we met in August 2017. Gary’s inspirational words, thoughtfulness, hospitality and warmth left a unique and lasting impression, which I will treasure always.

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Memorial donations may be made to the Arrow Lakes Hospital.

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