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On Friday, January 27, 2023, Thomas “Tom” William McGaw of Sylvan Lake, Alberta passed away peacefully, with family by his side, at the Rimbey Hospital and Care Centre – Long Term Care at the age of 84 years.

Tom will be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his wife and best friend Judy; his two sons Michael (Kelsey) of Stony Plain; and Stephen (Tracy) of Kamloops, British Columbia; and his daughter Judy (Kerry) Palyga of Calgary. He will also be lovingly remembered and sadly missed by six grandchildren Jake, Megan, Joel, Crystal, Kalem, and Shane; many great-grandchildren; his brothers Pat and John, both of British Columbia; in addition to several nieces and nephews; and many other relatives and close friends. Tom was predeceased by his parents Charlie and Bea; his daughter Kathy; one brother Gordon; and one sister Marge.

A Gathering of Family and Friends to Celebrate Tom’s Life was announced at a later date. If friends desire, memorial tributes in Tom’s memory may be made directly to the charity of one’s choice. Thoughts and messages to the family may be shared through the condolence area located at the bottom of this page.

Cremation Arrangements for the Late Thomas “Tom” William McGaw entrusted to the care of


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