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Bernie Garrood

July 29, 2013

It is with great sadness that our family announces the passing away of Bernie on July 29, 2013 in Parksville, BC after a long battle with Parkinsons Disease.

Bernie is predeceased by his wife of 49 years Ann-Jane (McKelvey) and survived by his children Elizabeth (Vannan), Stuart, and Charles, grandchildren Eleanor, Caitlin, Declan, Samuel, and Emma, and great-grandson Benedict.

The family will be holding a private celebration of Bernie’s life in September – please contact for information.

In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Pacific Parkinsons Research Institute (

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