Former Medicine Hat Mayor Garth Vallely Passes

Former Medicine Hat Mayor Garth Vallely shown in this undated file photo

The 2-term former Medicine Hat Mayor died over the weekend

A community leader and former Medicine Hat mayor has died.  Garth Vallely passed away over the weekend after dealing with health issues for a prolonged time.  Vallely served as the city's Mayor from 2001 to 2007 and is credited for his vision that would eventually become the Canalta Centre.  Flags at City Hall and other city facilities will fly at half-mast until after his funeral.  City officials say a funeral service has been scheduled for Vallely Saturday, April 14.

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