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Obituaries

Obituaries

Brian E. Gill 1947 - 2005 Lawrence

Mass of Christian Burial for Brian E. Gill, 58, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center in Lawrence. Inurnment will be at a later date in Mount Calvary Cemetery in Lawrence.Mr. Gill died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at his home.He was born April 19, 1947, in London, Ontario, Canada, the son of Edward and Mabel Turnbull Gill. He grew up in Grand Bend, Ontario. He moved from Windsor, Ontario, to Lawrence in 1981. He received an Honors Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration at Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. He received his Chartered Accountant Designation in 1975 in Canada.Mr. Gill worked for Ernst & Ernst accounting firm and started with Gulf & Western in 1977. He was vice-president of engineering and sourcing for Kalmar Ottawa Truck in Ottawa since 1981. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario.He married Nancy Yelle on Aug. 22, 1970, in Parkhill, Ontario. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, Andrew, Peoria, Ill.; two daughters, Stacy Schaub, Kansas City, Mo., and Kathryn Gill, Lawrence; a brother, Keith, Grand Bend, Ontario; two sisters, Elaine Ramsden, Toronto, Ontario, and Marian Reith, Ilderton, Ontario; and two grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. The casket will remain closed.The family suggests memorials to Hospice Care in Douglas County, Lawrence Memorial Hospital Palliative Care Team or the Kansas State University Center for Basic Cancer Research, sent in care of the mortuary.E-mail condolences may be sent to info@warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Gill.