Eight Bells Kevin Gallagher

Kevin Gallagher

July 25, 2022

The industry is saddened to learn the news of the passing of Kevin Gallagher. Kevin passed away peacefully on July 10, 2022 at the Montfort Hospital, surrounded by the people he loved.

Kevin’s dedication to helping Boating Ontario develop the Clean Marine Program over 25 years ago will be forever appreciated. His devotion and love of the marine industry will never be forgotten.

A Celebration of Life will take place August 6 at The Prescott, 379 Preston Street, Ottawa from 3 PM to close.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Friends of the Earth or KCA Right to Play Hockey in Kevin’s memory would be greatly appreciated. Please click here to donate and scroll to the Donations tab.

Boating Ontario extends our sincere condolences to Kevin’s family at this difficult time. Kevin’s obituary is posted at: https://www.arbormemorial.ca/kelly-orleans/obituaries/kevin-james-gallagher/88628


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