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Richard William Gleason


The family of Richard (Dick) Gleason are sad to share that he passed away on December 28, 2022.

Richard was born in Telegraph Creek, BC on March 30, 1935. His younger years were spent in Atlin, BC before moving to Whitehorse in the 1940s.

Richard will be remembered by his children Jamie, Brent (Amanda), Kerry (Ainars), Roanna (Les) & Melanie. 

He was predeceased by his son, Richard (Rick) Gleason in 2002.

Richard was especially proud of his grandchildren Lexi, Elsa, Joshua, Logan, Walker & Preston. 

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.

Comments (4)

gary on Jan 8, 2023 at 5:22 pm

Condolences to his family and friends.

Dick was undoubtedly a Five Percenter given his colourful character. He was a long time friend and he always had a story for every occasion.

He will be missed and never ever forgotten!

Linda on Jan 5, 2023 at 1:38 pm

To Dick Gleasons family and friends. I am so sorry for your loss. Dick was a character to be remembered. I wish you all peace in the coming days. With fond memories of my seasons in Watson Lake.
Sincerely and with love to Dicks' family.
Linda Jones

Ron Myles on Jan 5, 2023 at 8:35 am

Very sad to lose an old family friend.my condolences to his family

Lee Walker on Jan 4, 2023 at 1:02 pm

Condolences and prayers to the family... So very sorry for your loss

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