1930 ~ STEWART TORRIE ~ 2017

Posted: March 3rd, 2017


Stewart “Stew” George Torrie, beloved husband of Lillian Torrie of Medicine Hat, passed away on Tuesday, February 28th, 2017 at the age of 86 years. Stew also leaves to cherish his memory his children, Doug (Anne) Torrie, Elaine Torrie, and Brenda (Aaron) Smith; five grandchildren, Michael (Laura), Kevin (Darci), Logan, Lindsey, and Sydney; five great-grandchildren, Brooke, Rylee, Rylan, Milo, and Nova; one brother, Bart Torrie; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Stew was predeceased by his parents, George and Isabella Torrie; and three brothers. Stew was a teacher and Vice Principal with the Medicine Hat School District #76 for 32 years, where he was liked and respected by students and fellow teachers alike. Born and raised on a farm in Saskatchewan, Stew never lost his love for farming and raising stock. He did throughout most of his life. Stew as an active member and President of the Canadian Highland Cattle Association. He was on the Medicine Hat Exhibition and Stampede Board for many years, where he was in charge of both livestock and art exhibits. Stewart also enjoyed playing the piano, gardening, painting and sculpting. Stewart will be lovingly remembered by both family and friends for his great sense of humour and his infectious laugh. A Celebration of Life will be held for family and friends Saturday March 11th, 2017 at the Chinook Village Terrace Room, 2801 13th Avenue SE. The celebration will begin with an open mike at 1 p.m. and luncheon to follow. Memorial gifts in Stews name may be made to the charity of one’s choice Condolences may be sent through www.saamis.com or to condolences@saamis.com subject heading Stew Torrie. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to SAAMIS MEMORIAL FUNERAL CHAPEL CREMATORIUM & RECEPTION CENTRE, “The Chapel in the Park” #1 Dunmore Road SE, Medicine Hat, AB T1A 1Z5 (403)528-2599 www.saamis.com inquiry@saamis.com Locally owned and directed CGR Holdings Ltd.

2 Condolences for “1930 ~ STEWART TORRIE ~ 2017”

  1. Bill Sailer says:

    a great teacher / person, R.I.P. Mr. Torrie.

    bill sailer
    AJHS 1964

  2. Garth Crawford says:

    Prayers are with the family- he was one of my favourite teachers- a good man

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