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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian Gary Lancaster

Gary Lancaster, 77, went to heaven in his home on July 31, 2018 in Twin Bridges after he fought a strong battle against cancer surrounded by his beloved friends and family. He was born to Theresa and Harold Lancaster on February 7, 1941 in Great Falls, Montana. Gary was dedicated to working and creating with his own two hands. He applied remarkable care and skill to everything he constructed throughout life. He had a love for all creatures and always put their needs before his own. In his...
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