Gary Michael Brown

October 14, 1944April 24, 2010

Gary Brown: Gary served with the Canadian Armed Forces R.C. Sigs Communication and Electronic Branch from 1961 to 1990. Gary joined the forces as a solider apprentice. After two years of training in Kingston he was posted to Calgary. Other postings included Iserlohn and Lahr West Germany, back to Kingston, and later to Calgary. Gary participated in three UN Peace Keeping Missions, twice to Cyprus and one in the Middle East. He was also deployed to Norway on NATO exercises. Gary left the Regular Force in March 1988 with the rank of Master Warrant Officer. Upon his transfer to the Primary Reserves, Gary received the Queens Commission to the rank of Captain. Captain Brown served as Staff Officer, training at 74 Communication Group Headquarters Vancouver until his retirement September 1990.

Gary spent the last ten years working as Senior Maintenance Technician in the Facilities Department at Envision Credit Union. Gary touched a lot of people at Envision and will truly be missed by all. BROWN , Gary Gary Brown, age 65, passed away peacefully on April 24, 2010 at Langley Hospice Residence. Gary will be lovingly remembered by his wife Nancey of forty-three years; son Alan; daughter Melissa (Tim) Wiebe; grandchildren, Bradley, Amber and Nicholas; sister Doreen Roberts; brother Bill Brown. He was predeceased by his granddaughter Katelyn in 1999. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, May 1 at 11:00 a.m. from Henderson's Langley Funeral Home, 20786 Fraser Highway. For more information or to send condolences please go to . HENDERSON'S LANGLEY FUNERAL HOME, 20786 Fraser Highway, Langley, BC V3A 4G6. 604-530-6488.

Arrangements under the direction of Henderson's Langley Funeral Home, Langley, BC


  • Celebration of Life Service Saturday, May 1, 2010

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Barry Delaney

May 7, 2010

At Envision, Gary and I had a common connection in that he served in the Canadian Armed Forces as a Master Warrant Officer and I served in the reserves with the 14th Service Battalion in Calgary. At the credit union he was a truly exceptional person. Kind, respectful, hard working and always had a smile. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family....Barry Delaney

Tanya Scardera

May 7, 2010

Dear Nancey

Carmen and I were so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
Carmen DeNora and Tanya Scardera

Garlyn Dewar

May 4, 2010

Gary was one of the first staff members I met outside my branch when I started in 2000. It was a pleasure to meet and work with him. I never had an interaction with Gary that was not a positive experience. I will miss him. Garlyn

May 4, 2010

Gary always made you feel like you were special to him. He made his work environment welcoming with such a sense of ease. I will miss him and the insurance staff at Willoughby have lost a friend. Peaceful places Gary.
Wendy England Envision Insurance

Erwin Schulmeister

May 1, 2010

I served with Gary in Germany and in Calgary he was a good man to work with at all times. My condolence. Erwin Schulmeister.

Diane Elser

May 1, 2010

I will miss Gary with his big smile and wonderful sense of humor and feel lucky to have known him.
Nancey my thoughts are with you and your family at this time.

Karim & Bal Dhanani

May 1, 2010

We will miss Gary's beautiful smile. His smile lit up the room. Gary always made time for everyone, no matter how busy he was. Nancey our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.

Nikki Barrett

April 30, 2010

The Willoughby team was saddened by Gary's passing. Gary, no matter how busy his schedule was took the time to look after our many needs. Gary was liked by all and will be missed by everyone at the Willoughby branch. Nancey, our thoughts are with you and your family.

Carla Jespersen

April 30, 2010

Gary never forgot a name and made everyone feel good about themselves. Gary was a wonderful, caring, always happy person who was dedicated to work and his family. Gary will be greatly missed.

Nancey, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Colleen Koop

April 30, 2010

Dear Nancey and family,
I will miss Gary's smile and his gentle ways as he came to our branch numerous times to look after various projects. Gary had a great sense of humor and always spoke so proudly of Nancey, his children and grand children.

My thoughts and prayers are with you.