BYERS, Gary John - In loving memory of Gary John Byers, 60 years, who passed away peacefully at the Brandon Regional Health Centre on Thursday, June 26, 2009 in Brandon, Manitoba. Loving father of Tammy, Betty, Tina, Robert John, Mathieu and Jason. Loving son of Walter and Betty (Paquette) Byers of Kanata, ON. Dear brother of Daniel, Harvey (wife Joanna) Byers of Nepean, ON and Debbie Mainville (partner Guy Venne) of Sudbury. Sadly missed by his grandchildren. Gary worked as a welder for Xstrata Nickel (Falconbridge) for twenty-three years before moving to Manitoba in 2006. Gary loved to hunt and to be surrounded by his native friends. His big heart and loving smile will be missed by all. A traditional native ceremony will be held on Saturday, July 4th, 2009 at the Alban Community Centre at 10:00 a.m. in Alban, Ontario. Donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.