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Vernon C. Gettys

Vernon C. Gettys, 59, died in the hospital, surrounded by loving family and friends Saturday morning, December 24, 2011. Memorial service: 2:00 p.m. Saturday January 7, 2012 at St. Peters Episcopal Church of San Pedro, CA. Vern was born January 7, 1952, in Atwood, Nebraska to Thomas Gettys and Phyllis Chessmore. Vern had a passion for life, spending free time cannoning, scuba diving, hiking, and his favourite volleyball, which he won a bronze medal at the 2009 US National Senior Olympics. He joined the Marines Corps in 1969 serving as an MP. Later he graduated from California Polytechnic University, Pomona in 1983. The last eighteen years Vern was the CEO for Health View Inc. Vern guided the company through the difficult times affecting the healthcare industry and was instrumental in expanding services. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him. Survivors: He was the father to his daughters, Lyssa Butler Gettys and Jacqueline Cruz Gettys, brother to Tarey Gettys and Rod Gettys. Please sign the guestbook
at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze on Jan. 6, 2012
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