Walter Gretzky has passed away, News (Brantford Girls Hockey Association)

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Walter Gretzky has passed away
Submitted By Kate Hogarth on Friday, March 5, 2021
It is with deep sadness that the BGHA shares the loss of Canada's hockey dad, Walter Gretzky, who passed away March 4th, 2021.
Walter's dedication to youth hockey and charities (CNIB) was endless. 
Every year, Walter was the greatest supporter of the BGHA's Walter Gretzky Tournament.  Each day of the tournament he was at the WGSC arena encouraging and cheering for girls hockey while posing for pics and signing autographs.
His amazing generosity of his time was met with such excitement by all the players.

Wayne's post of his Dad's passing can be read here.

 To read the CBC Sports tribute to Walter - click here
6_Bantam_A_Gold_Ice_Cats_25Feb2018.jpg  Walter posing with Bantam Ice Cat Tournament Winners 
A gift for Walter from a Sudbury tournament player  cc_Kindness_from_a_Sudbury_Lady_Wolves_Player.jpg
 2_Walter_took_time_for_pictures_b_25Feb2018.JPG He attracted young and less young fans

The BGHA Board and members extend our sincere condolences to the Gretzky family.

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