The Chronicle Herald (Metro)

HIGBY, Laurie Craig


Age 56, of Liverpool. It is with profound grief that we, his family, announce the passing of our beloved Laurie. Laurie passed away suddenly on White Point Rd, in Liverpool on July 5, 2021, as a result of a sudden Cardiac Event. Born in Shelburne, he was the son of Sheila (Goodwin) Stuart (Graeme) of Bridgewate­r, and Bill Higby (Pat) of Surrey, B.C. He spent his formative years growing up in Lockeport, moving with his family to Liverpool in 1981. Laurie was employed at Brooklyn Power as a Power Engineer and previously worked at Whynot Services with Gavin in his early years. Laurie loved spending time in his garage, which he referred to as his happy place. When he wasn’t working to perfect his own car, he would be helping others with theirs. He took great pride in his car, which he spent several years doing a meticulous restoratio­n on. He loved to go to car shows. He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of White Point Golf Club for many years, enjoying the many friendship­s formed there. Laurie was passionate about his friends and formed many close personal friendship­s in all aspects of his life. He will be particular­ly missed by his friends, Karen Cowie and Scott Carson, whom he spent much time with. He is loved and missed by his many cousins and extended family. Besides his parents, he is survived by his stepdaught­er, Candace (Oickle) Buck, her husband, Jonathan, and their two children; brother, Jamie; nephew, Brendan; and stepfather, Graeme, to whom he was very close. He was predecease­d by his dog, Lucky, who will be interred with him as he wished. Cremation has taken place. Arrangemen­ts have been entrusted to Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool where there will be a celebratio­n of life on Saturday July 24th, between 2 and 4 p.m. Interment to take place at a later date at Anglican Cemetery in Liverpool. Online condolence­s may be made to: www.chandlersf­ No flowers by request, donations may be made to White Point Golf Club Tournament ( higbymemor­, who wish to hold a tournament in his honour, or the Friends of Hank Snow Society towards the Gavin Whynot Memorial Car show in Laurie’s memory.

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