Posted: September 9th, 2022

1938 ~ 2022


Mr. Lyall Mervin Earl McKay, beloved husband of Shirley, passed away peacefully at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital on Sunday, September 4, 2022, at the age of 84 years. Along with Shirley, Lyall leaves to cherish his memory: son, Brian (Doris) McKay; daughter, Lynda (Rob) Witty; grandchildren, Randy (Ally) Witty, Josh (Lisa) Witty, Tyler (Megan) McKay, Jarred (Kaitlyn) McKay; great-grandchildren, Aubree, Charlotte, Ryker, Maverick and Henry; siblings, Larry McKay, Myrna Hockley and Patti Nauta as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Earl McKay and mother, Lucille McKay. Lyall was born in Balcarres, SK., on March 9, 1938. He worked for 331/2 years with British American Oil which later became Gulf Oil. He enjoyed camping, hiking, fishing, golfing and stamp collecting. Lyall’s life will be honoured and his memory cherished without the proceedings of a formal service. (Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at If friends so desire, memorial donations in Lyall’s name may be made to the Medicine Hat Cancer Clinic. Please make donations payable to the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation, 666 – 5 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Honoured to serve the family is


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