Passed away on Monday March 18th, 2013. Garvin, beloved husband of Barbara, dear father of Beth(Chris), Heather(Peter), and Wendy(Jesse) and special grandfather of Brittney. Predeceased by his grandchildren Evan and Hayley Shimizu. Greatly missed by all his friends and family. Friends will be received at DIXON-GARLAND FUNERAL HOME 166 Main St. North (Markham Rd.) Markham on Thursday March 21st from 6 to 9 P.M. Funeral services will be held on Friday March 22nd at 2 P.M. at Central United Church, 131 Main Street, Unionville. A special thank you to Dr. Henry Solow and the staff of Markham-Stouffville Hospital for their wonderful care and support. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Markham Stouffville Hospital Foundation.