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Born: Jul 07, 1971

Date of Passing: Apr 04, 2021

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It is with great sadness we announce the sudden death of Gary in his home (New Westminster, BC) April 4, 2021. Gary was born in Winnipeg July 7, 1971. He attended Grant Park High School.
Gary is survived by his daughter Monique Telesky, her mother Jen, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia and by his mother, Lorraine Heebner, Kamsack, SK. Gary is also survived by his siblings, Sherry (Donald) Smith, Deux Montagnes, PQ, Shauna (Geordie) Simpson, Airdrie, AB, Michelle (Kevin) Barnes, Parksville, BC, James Heebner, Surrey, BC, stepfather Herman Heebner, Parksville, BC, aunt Linda Secord, Keremos, BC along with many nieces and nephews. Gary was predeceased by his father Bill Davidson and grandparents, Christina Katchiwe Butler Lamirande Bay and Rolf Bay.
Gary lived most of his childhood with the Reid family in Winnipeg. He is survived by his surrogate mom and dad, Pat and Bill, siblings, David (Kathleen) Reid, Joanne (Mike) Reid, Tanya Reid, Michael (Katinka) Reid, Maxine (Norm) Halkett, Janine (Brad) Didyk, Elijah (Rhonda) Reid, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. The Reids loved and enjoyed Gary and he loved being part of a big family.
Gary was caring and loving with his father, Bill Davidson. When Gary moved to Vancouver, they shared some wonderful times together. When Bill could no longer manage on his own Gary assisted his dad.
Gary worked many years in roofing. He always enjoyed working outdoors and in this career he made some very good friends. Special thanks to Reece Jorgenson and Ron Greene for your close friendship and kindness to Gary. Family, good friends and co-workers will always remember Gary as friendly, sweet, funny, kind and sensitive.
In the last several years Gary was void in our lives despite our many attempts to make contact with him. While our hearts are broken, we take solace in knowing Gary is at Peace. Sweet memories of Gary will always bring smiles to those who knew him.
Your memories of Gary will be greatly appreciated by the family. Please submit them to
In memory of Gary please make it important in your life to reach out to others with care, support and respect. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to a charity of your choice.
A celebration of Gary's life will be held when safe.

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 17, 2021

Condolences & Memories (1 entries)

  • It was so nice to speak to you Bill. I am so sorry to hear of your Foster son's passing. I could tell from our conversation that you love him dearly and that you will miss him. Please accept my sincere sympathy for your loss. It is always hard to lose loved ones. God bless you. Delphine Kinvig - Posted by: Delphine Kinvig (Friend of Bill and Pat Reid) on: May 07, 2021

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