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Gary A. Plantier

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“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 »
1 of 14 | 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 »
2 of 14 | 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 ”
3 of 14 | 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 »
4 of 14 | 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 »
5 of 14 | 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 »
6 of 14 | 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 ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Sara

“An xcaliber has slipped beneath the waves ”
8 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies to Pete , Katie and their families. Love Dani and Charlie Whalen ”
9 of 14 | 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 »
10 of 14 | 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 »
11 of 14 | 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 »
12 of 14 | 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. ”
13 of 14 | 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 »
14 of 14 | 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.