Gabriel James Stirl “Xa-uluck”, age 32, passed away on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Gabriel was born on August 6, 1988 in Bellingham, WA to James Stirl and Jessica George. He graduated in 2006 from Sedro Woolley High School.
He was a very caring and generous person always willing to help those who needed it. Gabriel believed in his cultural and traditional ways with his whole heart. He enjoyed War Dance, Pow Wow Trail, going to Jam sessions, stick games and his Smokehouse Culture.
Gabriel is survived by his sisters Rena George, Chelsea Stirl and Sundrea Lopez-George; brother Marcos Bourassa; grandparents Robert and Sandra Washington; uncles and aunts Tavis and Tallulah Washington, Mark George, Diane Cook, Hector Varquez, Jackie Andrews, Robert Washington Jr., and Kimberly George.
He is preceded in death by his parents James Stirl and Jessica George, and Robert Warren George.
A family visitation will be Tuesday, April 6 at noon at Moles Main St. Ferndale. Prayer services will be held at the Old Lummi Smokehouse at 6:00pm. Funeral services will be Wednesday, April 7, at 10:00am followed by burial in Lummi Nation Cemetery.