First Presbyterian Church
100 Cajon St
Redlands, CA 92373
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Gary Leslie Platz

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Gary Leslie Platz Obituary
Gary Leslie Platz November 7, 1950 - October 10, 2018 Gary was born in Kansas City, Missouri to Les and Bettie Platz. The family moved to Redlands in 1960 where Gary attended Kimberly, Cope and Redlands HS. He loved golf and played since he was 5 years old. He won several accolades including CIF Championship, MVP of RHS golf team, and Junior Champion of the Redlands CC. Gary enjoyed surfing, music, concerts, sports, sailing, cooking, and spicy Mexican food. He graduated from UC Riverside with a degree in Sociology and would later work as a behavioral specialist with emphasis in drug and alcohol abuse. He was an active member in the AA community and sponsored several people, changing many lives. In 1983 Gary married the love of his life, Ann Elizabeth Rust. He is survived by his wife, children Leslie Ann Platz and Jeremy Dean Platz, his parents Bettie and Ed Losee, siblings Kristie, Lisa, Kirk, Gayle, Buddy, Lynn, Carolyn, and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 100 Cajon St. in Redlands on Tuesday, October 16th at 5:30pm, followed by a reception at the church.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Oct. 12, 2018
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