Gary peacefully passed from this life at his home in Northridge, where he was a resident for 41 years. He was born in Portland, OR. Gary worked for Unocal for 40 years. Survivors include his wife of 59 ½ years, Margo; daughters, Cindy Lauffer & Pam Hoyt; and son, Stanley O'Connell. He is also survived by four grandchildren, Amanda and Austin Lauffer and Conner and Kyle Hoyt.
A memorial service will be held March 22nd, 10:00 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church of Granada Hills, 10400 Zelzah Ave. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to Parkinson Research Foundation.