Gary David Kramer
June 3, 1940-October 17, 2019
Gary David Kramer passed away October 17, 2019 at the age of 79 in Scottsdale, AZ. He leaves his wife, Lois, of 42 years; a sister (Mae); two daughters, Ann Seiden (Danny) & Jessica Baca (Adam); and six adoring grandchildren (Jackson, Quinn, Witt, Hope, Henry, and Mack.) Gary was born in Bay City, MI and grew up helping his family on their rural farm. He earned bachelor’s degrees in residential building and electrical engineering from Michigan State University and later a master’s degree from University of Colorado. He worked as an electrical engineer at Motorola throughout his career and served in the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard, retiring from reserve duty in 1992 at the rank of Lt. Colonel, including active duty service during the Vietnam War. Gary was loved by many throughout his life and leaves a legacy of service, hard work, and family. A celebration of Gary’s life will be held Monday, October 21, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at First Southern Baptist Church of Scottsdale, 5230 N. Scottsdale Road, Paradise Valley. In lieu of flowers, donations are encouraged to Military Assistance Mission.
Love you, I am keeping you all in my prayers. Hugs to all, wish I could be there, just know we are grieving with you, hope you can feel our love.
Christine Phillips Palmer
Thinking of all of you at this sad tine. My greatest memory of cousin Gary was watching him play piano and wishing I had fingers as long as his. May you rejoice in all the good times and I am sure he will be smiling down on you.
Judy Cramer Clark
Mae, I remember meeting your brother and thinking what a nice guy. So sorry for your lose. Judy
John and Glenda Pesl
Lois, Anne and Jessica,
Our hearts goes out to you and to everyone who loved Gary. This is such a huge loss.
“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us” …. Helen Keller
Our deepest sympathy,
Thinking of you with faith, hope and love as you try to adjust to the loss of your brother Gary. He was always our kind dear friend and we so enjoyed all of your visits to Michigan. Sending condolences to Lois and family, too.
Keep in touch!
Jane & Mark Garrett
I have fond memories of family reunions with Gary and family. I’m sorry we won’t be able to join family for the celebration of Gary’s life.
Deborah L Blankenship
Dear Lois, Thinking of you & the family today. Gary was a wonderful man. My Dad thought the world of him. My deepest sympathies to all of you. Love, Debbie Mahnke-Blankenship
Marsha and Skip
Marsha and I offer you are most sincere condolences. Losing a sibling must be so very difficult. We hope that your fond memories of your shared experiences and fondest memories will comfort you. Know you are in our prayers.