COSKEY, Gary Peter
April 1, 1940 – June 13, 2014
It is with deep sorrow that the family of Gary Coskey announces his unexpected passing on the morning of Friday, June 13, 2014, at the age of 74.
Gary was a devoted and generous man of great integrity, who had a great concern for others. Gary was an educator and consultant in the field of business and financial planning. He practiced as a Chartered Accountant in his own firm for more than 40 years in the areas of accounting, consulting, taxation, and more recently as a business advisor.
He has lectured at the University of Alberta and Grant MacEwan, and delivered financial planning seminars for major corporations. Gary authored several books on Wealth Creation, and Family Business, and occasionally co-hosted a radio talk show on CFCW called "Making Money". His expertise on taxation and financial planning was widely known and appreciated. Gary was an avid baseball fan, music lover, and treasured time with his family and friends.
He leaves to mourn his loving wife Bonnie Coskey; sister Caroline; his daughter Kathy (Walker); his son Tom (Julie); his three grandsons Patrick, Bryan, and Andrew; and numerous nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. Gary was predeceased by his parents Peter and Ethel Coskey of Calgary.
A Celebration of his Life will be held for family and friends on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Westlawn Funeral Chapel, 16310 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation.
Published in The Edmonton Journal from June 16 to June 17, 2014