Obituary – Lafoy, Stuart

Born: April 24, 1930
Passed: November 02, 2010
On November 2, 2010, Stu passed away surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Stu was born in Ogema, Saskatchewan and raised in Lloydminster. At the age of 16 he came to Slave Lake to work in the forest industry. After a short absence he came back to Slave Lake for good in 1949.
Besides raising a family here, he was involved in the community as a volunteer for almost 60 years. He received many awards for his involvement, the proudest of which was the five year cemetery beautification project along with having a street named after him.
At the time of his passing, Stu was the president of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #110. He had also served the Elks Club for 37 years.
Stu is survived by his spouse of 17 years, Annie Aarts. His children, Deb LaFoy-Caissie (Ken); Bill (Darlene); Brian (Linda) Barry “Stu”; Warren; Darren: stepchildren Peter Aarts; Jim (Susan); Cindy Koroluk (Mike); Kevin (Louise), and the mother of his children Mary Lafoy. Sisters: Viola; Verna; Ginger. Brothers; Lloyd and Len. Predeceased by his mother Elizabeth, father Claire and brothers Delbert, Hobart and sister Velma. Also surviving are seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Stu was buried in the Slave Lake Cemetary after a wonderful ceremony at the Gathering Place. Friends and family attended a luncheon at the gym at the Northern Lakes College where his life was celebrated.
The family requests that any donations be made to the Canadian Cancer Society, Slave Lake Relay for Life.

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