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  • Farewell and fair winds - Glenn Harvey Wakefield August 6, 1950 – October 5, 2020 It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our beloved husband and father Glenn Wakefield. Glenn was adored by his wife of 38 years MaryLou, and their two daughters Claire and Nicola who were his pride and joy. Glenn is predeceased by his father […]
  • Thank you - Thank you for sharing your memories of Glenn and your heartfelt messages. If there is one thing Glenn would have hoped for, it is that his family would be okay. Where that seems impossible right now, the kindness and generosity we have received and the wonderful memories you’ve shared on these pages are helping us […]
  • With you in spirit - Tuesday, October 6, 2020 It is with deep sadness that we let you know that our dear, sweet Glenn passed away peacefully last night at 10:14 p.m. As in life, Glenn chose the way he wanted to die which was to do it on his own terms, and without assistance. He left this world much […]
  • Update - October 2, 2020 @1050 Dear friends Glenn remains in stable but critical condition. We have been meeting with his medical team who continue to assess and monitor his condition and we’ve been told it is unlikely to improve. As always, our focus is on his quality of life. Thank you for continuing to support Glenn […]
  • Home - September 30, 2020 @1400 Glenn arrived home in Victoria yesterday evening. He remains in critical condition in ICU. Our family is now focusing all of our energies on Glenn. We will provide updates when possible. Thank you all for your support and understanding.
  • Delayed - A quick update to let you know there’s been a delay in transporting Glenn home. We’re expecting him in the next day or possibly two. Looking forward to updating you once we have him back in our loving arms. Thank you all for holding on to hope for him.
  • One day closer to home - Update Sunday, Sept 27 @ 0900 Thank you all for continuing to send your kind words and continuing to share the link to this blog to your communities. The GFM campaign has reached individuals far and wide and we are working on ways to further that reach to more audiences. Over the weekend, we’ve been […]
  • The power of community - Sept 25, 2020 @ 1900 We’re overwhelmed with gratitude for the outpouring of support for Glenn and the #BringGlennHome GoFundMe campaign. You can read the update here. We’re so humbled by every one of your donations. They are all important in reaching our goal. Thank you so much. As of today, Friday, Sept 25, we […]
  • Love and hope is holding us together - Wednesday, Sept 23, 2020 Glenn remains in critical but stable condition and is expected to be ready for transfer to Victoria within 5 – 7 days, god willing. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a strict no visitor policy therefore, we must remain in Canada and await his return. Our family physician here in […]
  • Update on Glenn and Go Fund Me Campaign - September 21, 2020 @1800 MaryLou and the girls would like to begin by thanking all of you who have reached out with support. We are feeling comforted by your kindness. We would like to update you on Glenn’s status. Glenn is currently stable, in critical condition in a hospital in California following a massive stroke. […]