July 23, 1951 – July 9, 2019
Gerald Lypka died peacefully at Riverview Hospital on July 9, 2019. Gerald was born on July 23, 1951 in Winnipeg. He was predeceased by his wife Linda Murray and by his parents Morris and Sonia Lypka.
Gerald was fortunate to enjoy a life that included worldwide travel and annual canoe trips in Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. He loved telling stories of the adventures he experienced. He was a skillful photographer and returned from each trip with beautiful images capturing the people and places he had visited. Gerald loved to cook and hosted many gatherings of family and friends.
Gerald graduated from the University of Manitoba in 1975 with a Masters of Science degree - Analytical Chemistry. His career as a chemist included a variety of management positions with the Manitoba Government and Pollard Bank Note.
A private celebration of Gerald’s life will be held on the Thanksgiving weekend.
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