GARD WILLIAM YOUNG Former President and Chairman of D & F Corporation died, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at the age of 85. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Nancy (Frazer) Pierson Gard and is survived by his children Elizabeth, Paul (Marianne), and Martha (Sam) Stott and grand children Kiera Corbin Phlipot, William Scanlan "Kick" Gard, Carolyn Pierson "Pierce" Gard., and Lyric Alena Stott. A memorial service will take place on Friday, February 1st; 4:30 pm, at Christ Church Grosse Pointe, 61 Grosse Pointe Blvd., Grosse Pointe Farms. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Mariner's Inn, Attn: Shauna Vercher-Morrow, 445 Ledyard St., Detroit, MI 48201 or to the Leelanau Conservancy, P.O. Box 1007, Leland, MI 49654. Light a candle and share a memory at: www.verheyden.org
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I am thankful for Bill Gard's leadership in the ministries of music, outreach and Vestry of Christ Church Grosse Pointe. He and Nancy are together again in the nearer presence of God
My Mother, Rita Finn, already misses you Bill so much that we,on behalf of her entire family, have to tell you so and how much she truly loved you dearly!