Gary died Jan. 20, 2021, in Boca Raton, Fla. He had turned 70 Dec. 29, 2020.
He came to Princeton from University School in Cleveland, where he excelled academically and in football and wrestling. At Princeton he majored in economics and was active in pre-med and the departmental undergraduate advisory committee. He was a member of Tower Club and played rugby and intramural sports. His cadre of friends in Brown, 1901, and Campbell included Fritz Cammerzell, Dan Ferguson, Leigh Hoagland, and Phil Shinn. Senior year he roomed in the 102 Patton suite with Marty Franks, Dave Hunter, Larry Kurtz, and Ed Strauss. Many friends enjoyed field trips to Manhattan and Yankee Stadium with “the Sheik.”
Gary earned a medical degree at Boston University, followed by a fellowship at Stanford. He then established a gastroenterology practice on Cape Cod and raised three children, son Brett ’06 and daughters Leigh Williamson ’03 (Brian) and Whitney Shapiro ’12 (Jim Behot ’11), who survive him. In 1998 he married Barryanne, with whom he retired to Florida in May 2020. She survives him, along with stepson Liam Dacey, sister Lora Guyuron (Bahman), and nieces, nephews, and other family in Massachusetts, Ohio, and Georgia. The class sends condolences to the family.