We regret to announce the passing of Gary Alphonse Paul Destobel at the age of 66 years in the Vernon Jubilee Hospital on April 23, 2007. Gary is survived by his loving wife Irene of 27 years, his three daughters, Terri-Lynn Destobel of Surrey, B.C., Candace and Robb Vey of Vernon, Leanne and Nick Galanakis and their two children of North Vancouver, B.C., one son, Shane and Suzanne Destobel of Burnaby, B.C., two grandchildren, Robbie and Ryley Vey of Vernon, one brother, Dennis and Vivian Destobel of Delta, B.C. and one sister, Jane and Alan Cassidy of Langley, B.C., also numerous nieces and nephews. A celebration of Gary’s life will be held in the chapel of Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Friday, April 27, 2007 at 1:00 P.M. Pastor Sean Wong officiating. In lieu of flowers, those friends wishing to make memorial donations in memory of Gary may do so to The Muscular Dystrophy Association, 7th Floor – 1401 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 1H6. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the PLEASANT VALLEY FUNERAL HOME, 250-542-4333.