RIGGINS, Garland Edward

Apr. 13, 1955 ~ May 12, 2010


It is with sadness, love and cherished memories that we say good-bye to our beloved dad, son, brother & friend. Gar passed away suddenly but peacefully at his home in Chilliwack We give thanks to a gracious and loving God for Gar’s gentle presence in our lives. He will be fondly remembered by his son Chad (Laura), daughters Nadia (Kyle), Stefanie (Tyler), Devan (Brandon), mom Loretta, Dad Ed (Veronica, sister Val and numerous caring relatives and cherished friends. His passion for music lives on through his gifted children and the many piano students he taught over the past thirty years. The beauty of his playing will remain in our hearts always. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Cedar Valley M.B. Church, 32840 Jansen Ave., Mission on Friday, May 28, at 1:00 p.m. A reception will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to Naramata Center (Box 68, Naramata, B.C. V0H 1N0), where Gar spent many summers nurturing his musical gifts. Gar’s gentle Spirit, his love for children, his God and nature will live forever in our hearts.

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