It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Howard Gillies on July 23, 2019 at his home in Squamish. Howard grew up in North Vancouver with a passion for sports, he later took that passion and turned to coaching his children's baseball and football teams. Howard was a long time Patrol Man for the Lions Gate Bridge. He was a very well respected man in his position at work as well as within the Communities of North Vancouver and Squamish.
Howard is predeceased by his father Gordon Gillies, and is survived by his mother Evelyn Gillies and his loving wife Diana of 30 years, his 3 children, Courtney (Jordy), Samantha and Cameron, as well as by his grandaughter Riley whom he adored.
Howard will forever live on in the hearts of everyone he touched throughout his life.
Funeral Service will be held on Monday August 5th, 2019 at 12:00 noon at The West Coast Heritage Park Train Museum. To sign the book of condolences, please go to squamishfuneralchapel.com