Gary was born on September 28, 1942, in Torrance, Ca. and passed away on Saturday, November 23, 2013, in Fresno, Ca. He spent most of his life in Fresno and attended San Joaquin Memorial High School and graduated in 1960, from McLane High School. Gary retired in 1998, from PG&E after 35 years. After retirement, Gary started his window blind cleaning business. He was "The Dirty Blindman" and enjoyed meeting new friends every day. Gary enjoyed going to Pismo and being with friends at the Moose Lodge and the Elks Lodge. When Gary was in the room, everyone knew him and loved him. He had a big heart and would do anything to help. A special thanks to Ruth Greer, RN; and all the staff at Asera Care Hospice. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Margaret Matteson. He is survived by Carol, his loving wife of twenty three years. A Memorial Service will be held at the Santa Fe Basque Restaurant, 3110 N. Maroa Avenue in Fresno, on Monday, December 2, 2013, at 12:00 noon. Remembrances may be sent to
; or Fresno Bully Rescue. Neptune Society Of Central California, 1154 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, California (559)222-7764
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Published in the Fresno Bee on Nov. 29, 2013