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Gary Scott Phillips


Gary Scott Phillips

Gary Scott Phillips (1956-2015) - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Gary Scott Phillips after battling with cancer. Gary passed away very peacefully, surrounded by his family in the VG Site of the QEII Health Sciences Centre, Halifax at the age of 59. Gary was a champion chess player and was involved with many chess groups. He was a self taught computer technician. He enjoyed volunteering to help fix computers at the local community centre. Gary attended St. Mary's University. He loved watching sports, especially the UFC and riding his bike. The family would like to thank all of the doctors and nurses on the 8th floor who helped Gary during his stay in hospital. He is predeceased by his grandmamma, Madeline Poulette, step grandfather, Charlie Phillips and step father, Leslie MacLeod; He is survived by his long-time partner, Carol Boland; step daughter,  Hollie, two granddaughters, Lamiah and Jaylah, all of Dartmouth; his mother, Ida Mae (Poulette) MacLeod, Cambridge; brothers, Kenny (Marina), Dartmouth; Dennis (Pamela), Truro; Blair (Sherri), Dartmouth; Peter (Shirley), Cambridge; Johnny (Jeannie), Shubenacadie; several nieces and nephews; two great nephews, cousin, Fred Jr.; uncle, Fred Sr. As per Gary's request, cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, November 5, 2015 in the Annapolis Valley First Nation Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society. Gary wished to express his appreciation to the Annapolis Valley First Nation for their love and support, during his struggle with cancer. Arrangements have been entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Kentville.  On-line condolences and inquiries may be directed to

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Service Date
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Service Time
11:00 a.m.
Service Location
Annapolis Valley First Nation Cemetery, Cambridge, Kings County, NS

Visitation Location
There will be no visitation, by request

Burial Location
Annapolis Valley First Nation Cemetery, Cambridge

Requested Charity
Canadian Cancer Society