Gary Roy Land was born on May 4th, 1938 in Vernon, B.C. and passed away peacefully on May 21st, 2015 in Vernon, B.C. at the age of 77 years. He will be lovingly remembered by his son; Brent (Renee) Land, his grandchildren; Madison, Mason and Marina Land, his sister; Valorie (Derril) Mann along with numerous nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends. Gary was preceded in death by his wife; Ruth and by his parents; Douglas and Helen Land.

Gary was a charter member of the BX – Swan Lake Fire Hall. He was an avid fisherman, hunter and outdoorsman. Gary also enjoyed gardening, working in his yard and spending time with his friends in the garage. He will be forever remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Cremation preceded a Celebration of Gary’s Life which will be held at Bethel Funeral Chapel on Friday, May 29th, 2015 at 11:00 A.M.

A Reception will be held in the Tea Room following the service.

As an expression of sympathy, those who wish to do so may send donations in memory of Gary to the North Okanagan Hospice Society 3506 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S4 or to the Canadian Cancer Society #104-3402 27th Avenue, Vernon, B.C. V1T 1S1. Condolence messages to the family can be emailed to

Funeral arrangements have been made with


5605 27th Street, Vernon, B.C. V1T 8Z5 • (250) 542-1187

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