Garth Beer-Eligh

Obituary of Garth Beer-Eligh

BEER-ELIGH, Garth Pictou Garth Beer-Eligh, Pictou, died peacefully on July 4, 2021, in the Palliative Care Unit of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow from complications of cancer. He was born in Poole, Dorset, England in l944 to Gerald Eligh, Brockville and Joyce Eligh, Poole, Dorset, coming to Canada with his war bride mother in 1946. He is survived by wife, Paula; daughter, Sandra Eligh (Bob Noble) Rusagoni; son, Frank Eligh (Lian) Calgary; grandchildren, Stephen, Zachary, Andre and Alexis; and brother, Ed (Linda) Strathclair, Manitoba. He was predeceased by sister, Robin Littlejohn, Prescott, Ontario. After serving in the Canadian Military for 14 years, Garth worked for the Federal Government at CFB Gagetown for 26 years, before retiring to Pictou in 2003. There will be celebration of life in August. The best portion of a good man’s life: his countless acts of kindness and love.