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Gary Sower

1943 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Gary Sower Obituary
Sower, Gary

Gary Sower, born July 31, 1943, passed peacefully on December 4, 2016. Gary was born in Honolulu, HI to parents Milton and Ethel Sower. He grew up helping his family in their ranching business in southern Colorado and northern NM. He received a BS in Physics from New Mexico Tech, an MS in Physics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D in Atmospheric Physics from New Mexico Tech. He worked 30 plus years for EG&G, Inc. in Albuquerque, retiring in 2005. Gary loved the outdoors and nature, and spent much of his life skiing, hunting, fishing, hiking, camping and gardening.

Gary is survived by his wife, Sarah; sons Daniel and his wife, Monica, and Thomas; grandchildren, Landon and Brooklyn, all of Albuquerque. Also survived by his sister, Kathryn and husband, Tommy; and brother, Carl and wife, Leslie, all of Belen, NM; as well as many other family and friends.

Services will be held Thursday, December 8, 2016, 11:00 a.m. at FRENCH â€" Lomas. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Presbyterian Hospice through the Presbyterian Healthcare Foundation, PO Box 26666, Albuquerque, NM 87125. Please visit the online guestbook for Gary at

Published in Albuquerque Journal from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2016
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