Lauirie Robert Lennie
In Memorium: Lauirie Robert Lennie 1955-2023
It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Lauirie Robert Lennie. He was a true individualist who left an indelible mark on all those who knew him. Born on July 16, 1955, in Comox BC, Lauirie lived a colorful life and was full of unwavering convictions.
Lauirie was a man who loved searching for the truths in life and had a penchant for unconventional theories that often left his loved ones shaking their heads in bemusement. His tireless pursuit of hidden truths, no matter how improbable, was a testament to his unyielding spirit.
His gruff exterior masked a genuine concern for those around him, and his family fondly remembers the countless hours spent debating and debunking his latest theories. While Lauirie’s stubbornness sometimes tested the patience of those closest to him, it was impossible for his family and friends to not admire the depth of his convictions.
In his later years, Lauirie mellowed, finding solace in the company of his dogs, family, and those who shared his unique perspective. His legacy lives on in the memories of animated discussions and the enduring love of a family that embraced him, quirks and all.
As we say our goodbyes, let us remember Lauirie not only for his idiosyncrasies but for the bonds of family and the resilience of individuality that defined his life.
After losing a long fought battle against cancer, Lauirie passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday Nov. 20th, 2023 in the Smoky Lake Hospital where he was well cared for until his passing.
May he rest in peace, forever a character in the grand narrative of our own peculiar histories.
Lauirie is lovingly remembered and survived by his Father Gordon Lennie, His Sister Pat Whiteley, Brother Randy Lennie and Sister Melody Dalley. He is also survived by his children Maeghan Coles, Levi Lennie, Rhiannon MacPhail, Jordawna Gunnlaugson, and Caleb Lennie. Lauirie leaves behind 10 beautiful grandchildren and was predeceased by his loving mother Alice Marie Just Lennie.
A memorial in honour of Lauirie is to be held at West Lawn Memorial Gardens 16310 Stony Plain Road, Edmonton. Internment to start at 12 pm on Dec.16th 2023 with luncheon to follow at family members house.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you donate to an animal shelter of your choice in Lauirie's name.