Obituary of Gary Robert Renwick
Gary Robert Renwick January 28, 1944- October 14, 2019
Surrounded by his loving family, Gary passed peacefully October 14, 2019 at University Hospital, London, Ontario.
Gary was born January 28, 1944 at Women’s College Hospital in Toronto, Ontario. Predeceased by loving parents Charles and Edna Renwick (Lugsden)
Gary spent his childhood years in the Georgetown, Ontario area. He had a brief naval career returning to marry his sweetheart Joan in January of 1966. They were blessed with 3 children. Gary and Joan enjoyed living in Alberta and Georgetown for many years before settling in London in the l980s. He had a love of nature and animals. An avid reader and sports fan, he passed this love onto his children and grandchildren.
Gary was a kind, and quiet man who observed and demonstrated his love by his actions and manner. His close friends enjoyed sports banter and fantasy football pool with him.
Gary is survived by his devoted wife Joan and children Bret (Marnie), Lori and Boyd. He is deeply missed by his three grandchildren Lauren, Lindsey and Connor.
He enjoyed being a caregiver to the young grandchildren during their early school years. He was always involved in their sports endeavors. He championed their efforts and encouraged their best.
Gary’s quiet presence made such a huge impact on the lives of those he loved. He was a gentle listener who engaged in conversation and made his words count.
His boys will deeply miss watching sports and the commentary they shared during these events.
Gary will also be missed by his loving dog, Benny
The family wishes to express their deepest appreciation to the staff of the Hyperacute Stroke Unit and the Neurology Team (Dr. Morrow) UH-LHSC. Special thanks to nurses Charlene and Nancy who provided loving care to Gary and the family.
Donations in Gary’s memory to the Kidney or Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice would be most appreciated. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
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