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Gary Glen Stevens

March 28, 1953 – June 3, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Gary Glen Stevens on June 3, 2021 at Whitehorse General Hospital at the age of 68 years. 
 Gary was born in Lander, Wyoming to Norval (Red) Stevens and Glenn Poston Stevens. In 1960, the family immigrated to Ross River, Canada and then to Whitehorse where they finally settled at Stoney Creek and started the Broken S Ranch. In 1979, Gary married the love of his life, Shelly (Champagne) Stevens. In 1979 their first son Christopher was born and then in 1982 their second son Tyler was born.

Gary worked for many years with the Cubs and Scouts program in Whitehorse where he found a love for mentoring young people. Gary had numerous jobs throughout the years. He worked for Highways, Taylor Chev, Honda, Acklands and NIS to name a few, but the job he loved the most was driving school bus for Standard Bus. For recreation, Gary was happiest when he was camping and out enjoying nature.

Gary is predeceased by his mother and father, his stepmom (Roseanne Asnacar), his half-sister Judy Verstraten, his brother-in-law Stan Verstraten and his father-in-law Bill Champagne. Gary leaves behind his loving wife Shelly, his mother-in-law Isabelle Champagne, his sons Chris (Misty) and Tyler (Lisa); his grandsons Joshua, Jordan, Liam and Caelen; a stepsister Kathy and a stepbrother Russell, as well as numerous nieces & nephews too numerous to mention.

The family would like to thank Dr. Avery and the many nurses in the ICU and the Medical and Surgical Wards for the great care that was given to ensure Gary’s comfort.

At Gary’s request there will be no service. The family will come together at a later date to scatter his ashes.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the heart and stroke foundation.

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