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Gail Irene Hyde (Miller)

June 1, 1945 - February 9, 2014


On Sunday afternoon, February 9, 2014, Gail Irene Hyde passed away at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital with her family by her side.  Gail was 68 years old and courageously battled cancer for 18 months.

Gail was born on June 1, 1945 in Kimberley, BC, where she lived until graduating from high school.  She then moved to New Westminster for college.  She worked and raised her children in Maple Ridge before returning to Kimberley 30 years later.  She and her husband, Larry owned and operated Hyde Away Kennels for 15 years before finally retiring in 2007.  They enjoyed numerous trips in their motor home before Gail became ill in 2012.  She will be forever remembered for her sense of humour, her energy and her love for life.

Gail leaves to cherish her memory, her husband, Larry Hyde; her children Joanne (Glenn), Michael (Suzanne) as well as her grandchildren; Keenan, Rylan, Brian and Robin,  She also leaves her sister, Elaine, numerous nieces and nephews and her life long friend Merf (Jim).  Gail was predeceased by her parents; Harold and Mamie Miller.

A Celebration of Gail’s life will be held at Mark Memorial Funeral Home, 2024 Industrial Road No. 2, Cranbrook on Friday, February 14, 2014 at 2:00 pm.  Memorial donations may be made in Gail’s memory to the Canadian Cancer Society, 19 – 9th Ave. S., Cranbrook, BC  V1C 2L9. Condolences may be left for the family at                

Thank you to the Oncology Department, all the nurses on third floor as well as the home care nurses for their ongoing care and support of Gail in her last days.


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From: Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff

Mark Memorial Funeral Services Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Barb & Wynn Balcom
Relation: Long time family friend

Our thoughts and prayers are with you ALL at this very difficult time! Gail was a GREAT lady with an infectious laugh and will be missed by all that loved and knew her!

From: Debbie and Fred and Marty Nadon
Relation: Neice

Love you always, Love you forever, Aunty, Rest in Peace, Love Debbie going to miss you forever

From: Stacey Dormer
Relation: Friend

So sorry to hear of Gails passing.

From: Ken & Lynne Bohn
Relation: Family friend, & at Garibaldi.

We really enjoyed having Gail as our school secretary, as well as a friend of the family. As educators ourselves, we understand the importance of a great secretary, such as Gail. Our thoughts and prayers are with Gail’s family at this sad time.

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