Garwood George (Reverend) Russek

Was born on June 5, 1926 in Stratford, Ontario and passed away with his wife by his side on April 25, 2014 in Trail, BC.

He is predeceased by his parents and also by his first wife, Mary.

He is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Kathleen, his children; Anne (Martin), Catherine, Geoff (Deb) and David (Mina) as well as his grandchildren Kathryn and James.

Reverend Garwood devoted his life to God, his family and the theatre. He was always concerned with the care of others and true social justice.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 at 3:00pm at St. John’s Anglican Church in Fruitvale. Gwen Ziprick of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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