MR. DEAN ALBERT GAY fell asleep in Jesus on Wednesday, February 11th, 2004 at the Vernon Jubilee Hospital with his beloved wife, Ruby and his dear friends, Ken and Lila by his side. He is survived by his children; Deanna Le Gate, Sharon Hanson and Larry (Virgie) Gay, all in the United States, four grandchildren, two step-sons; Earl (Linda) Carlson of Atlin, B.C. and Ira (Diane) Carlson of Nipawin, Saskatchewan, four step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his only sister, Zula Pilot. Dean was the foreman of a heavy equipment operating crew in California for many years and came to Vernon in 1965. The Funeral Service will be held at the Grandview Seventh Day Adventist Church on Tuesday, February 17th, 2004 at 11:30 A.M. with Pastor Ed Teranski officiating. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Dean to the Grandview Seventh Day Adventist Church Memorial Fund, 4678-North Grandview Flats Road, Armstrong, B.C. V0E 1B5. Funeral arrangements have been made with BETHEL FUNERAL CHAPEL LTD., 5605-27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 (1-250-542-1187).