GIROUX, George Bernard
After a sudden and tough battle with cancer, George Bernard Giroux passed away Monday, December 12, 2016 at the age of 58, with his family and friends by his side. Born in Victoria, B.C., George was an entrepreneur, a father, a brother, a coach and a friend. He built his own software development company and was owner of the Metcalfe Jets Junior B hockey team. He recently achieved his lifelong dream to build a house on the shore of Round Lake, where he and his Blues Brothers beagle - Elwood became year round residents of that small community. George leaves behind his two children Jessica (Ives) and Nicholas, his mother Claire Giroux (nee St. Georges), his brothers Michael (Nathalie) and Robert (Barbara), nephews David and Nathaniel and nieces Catherine, Madeleine, and Pascale. He was predeceased by his father, Gerald Giroux. There will be a Reception at the Pinecrest Visitation Centre, 2500 Baseline Road on Sunday, December 18, 2016 between 2 and 4 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to support the Queensway Carleton Hospital Foundation.