John Paul Guzik
John Paul Guzik, 75, passed away Sunday, January 22, 2012. He was born July 12, 1936, in Lawrence, PA., to John and Alveria Guzik.
He attended college at the University of Pittsburgh where he played Panther Football. He was a college All-American middle linebacker and offensive guard. He was a team captain at the East/West Game, Hula Bowl, and the College All-Star Game. After graduation, he played professional football for the Los Angeles Rams, #65, linebacker.
John married and moved to Monterey County where he lived for 50 years, and raised three sons. He owned and operated Agri-Packaging and Guzik's Good Humus. He was a past president at Corral de Tierra Country Club where he liked to play golf and cards.
John is survived by his wife of 25 years, Janet Guzik of Salinas; his brother, Robert Guzik of Phoenix; his sons, Matt (Deni) Guzik of Carmel Valley, and Todd Guzik of Gonzales; his grandchildren, Ashley (Mike) Schelcher, James (Kate) Guzik, Robyn Guzik, and John Michael Guzik; and a great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his youngest son, Keith Guzik.
The family would like to thank everyone for their love and support. There will be a gathering to celebrate John's life on Saturday, February 4, 2012, from 2 to 4 p.m., at Corral de Tierra Country Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Foundation at: www.hospicegiving.org
or 80 Garden Ct., Suite 201, Monterey, CA 93940.