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“To the Plantier family, I swam with Gary for three years at Penn, we were fraternity brothers, we lifeguarded in South Jersey, and we shared the...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Robert "Domino" Speca - PA

“Condolences to his family. I was privileged to know Gary at Penn. He was at all times a true gentleman and all I can say is when I think of Gary, I...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Downey - Houston, TX

“So sorry to hear about this. Many memories of Gary in the pool, and at many swim meets and practices during the mid- late 60's and early- mid 70's....Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jon Weintock - Westford, MA

“I am so very sorry to learn of Gary's passing. I had visited with his dad a few times over the years in the '90's, but hadn't seen Gary since we last...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Boslego - Green Valley, AZ

“I first met Gary at an outdoor Junior Olympic Meet in 1968 at Hershey Aquatic Club in Hershey, PA. He had won the 200 meter freestyle in our 12-and...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Joe Loughran - Ocean View, DE

“Doris, Lynn, and family, I. Was greatly saddened to hear of Gary's passing. A mutual swimming friend called me yesterday after speaking with...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Charles Norelli

“Gary was a man of compassion. He had a great sense of humor. Gary was open and honest. He loved to share stories about his family (especially Katie ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Bruce Wilson - Philadelphia, PA

“If you were a swimmer in the 70s in. Philadelphia you knew of Gary Plantier. He was an icon before the word was popular .I have many fond memories of...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“To Mrs. Plantier and family, I was so sorry to hear of and saddened by Gary's passing . It had been years since I spoke with him, but I had an...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Clyde Norelli - Allentown, PA

“Gary was a good guy always had good words to say to people love sports.Gary you will be well missed and to the family may God continue to keep his...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Sandra Pullett-Robinson - PA

“May you feel comfort knowing how Gary took care of those less fortunate than he. I am sorry for your loss.Sara, coworker ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Sara

“An xcaliber has slipped beneath the waves ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies to Pete , Katie and their families. Love Dani and Charlie Whalen ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Mrs. Plantier and Lynn; I have many fond memories of swimming with Gary. I would walk to your house from high school. There was grandpa Plantier...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Barry Kita - Madison, WI

“My condolences to Gary's family - As far as men go he was the best. In school he was our role model as an athlete, as a young man he was sincere and...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: A friend

“Hi Mrs. Plantier and Lynn. I am so sorry to hear about Gary's passing. I wish I would have made an effort to see him as I missed his friendship very...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: John Jones - Yardley, PA

“As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Rick Baxter - MORRISVILLE, PA

“Our thoughts remain with you and your family at this time. We are honored by the trust and confidence you have placed in us during this difficult...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: A friend


Gary was born on March 9, 1956 and passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017.

Gary was a resident of Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania at the time of passing.

Gary was a graduate of Pennsbury High School. Gary was a long time resident of Philadelphia PA and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.

Services will be held privately at the convenience of his family.

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