Syd Garlick

A photo of Syd Garlick

Syd Garlick of Blenheim passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on Thursday, July 30, 2020.  He was born in England 89 years ago to the late George Ernest & Daisy May (Storey) Garlick.  In 1958, Syd and his wife Pamela Joan (Hill) packed up their young daughter Kim and moved to Canada to start a new life.  Soon after their move, they were blessed with their second daughter Trish.  Syd worked for many years as a carpenter for John Faas in Ridgetown before striking out on his own.  He crafted ice boats and small sail boats for families.  In his spare time, he enjoyed making and flying model airplanes and was a member of the Chatham Aeronauts Model Flying Club.  He had a keen interest in astronomy which he shared with family and friends.

Syd loved and was loved by his family; his daughter Kim Lindsay (late husband Rob) and Trish Miller (husband Chris) and his granddaughter Danielle (Robidas).  He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years Pamela on February 4, 1999, his brother Clifford and his sister Gladys Legue.

Once Syd could no longer drive, he was very grateful for the assistance of Brent Paine.  He will also be missed by nieces Betty, Barb, and friend Ray.

A private family graveside service conducted by Pastor Bill Terris will be held at the Morpeth Cemetery.  Friends wishing to remember Syd with a memorial donation are asked to consider Heart & Stroke Foundation.

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Our condolences on Syd's passing. Dave and Barb Easter and family.

So sorry for your loss. Syd was a friend from the Chatham Aeronauts. Darcy Want

Sorry for your loss Kim - Our prayers are with you and your family

So sorry for your loss Kim. Stay strong and well.

Kim and Patsy, our deepest sympathy in your great loss, thinking of you . Love and prayers at this difficult time. Hugs

Kim and Patsy, our deepest sympathy in your great loss, thinking of you . Love and prayers at this difficult time. Hugs

Kim and Patsy. So sorry for your loss of your dad. Your dad and I had many a good time with archery tournaments in the past, and many great dear hunts on Manitoulin Island. Those I will never forget. A lot of laughs. Your dad and my dad had a great time together. We would be sitting in the kitchen, and look out the window, and mother would say " here comes Sid". He may have been on his motorcycle, or just driving in. It was always a joy to have your dad drop in. From the time he worked on the Connor farm, till when my dad passed away, you dad was around. I will always have great memories of those times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . John and Glenda Clarke

He will be missed he always enjoyed coming for coffee. We will miss him.

Kim and Patsey: Sorry for your loss. He will be remembered for his love of the universe, model aircraft and ice boating. His keen sense of humor and aim for perfection made him an interesting gentleman.