Gary Dean Guyer
Gary Dean Guyer
  • November 6, 1949 - April 22, 2017
  • California

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Gary Dean Guyer Nov 6, 1949 - Apr 22, 2017 Gary passed away peacefully after his courageous journey with cancer at the age of 67. His indomitable spirit encouraged his family and friends to persist in the face of many struggles. He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 35 years, Anne (Walls) Guyer, his children Gary Jr. (Cara) Guyer of Sonora, Kim (Dave) Hartwig of Twain Harte and Travis (Cari) Guyer of Turlock. Gary will also be fondly remembered by his twelve grandchildren, Holly, Jolene, Russell, Angela, Nevaeh, Trinity, Matthew, Mackenzie, Caitlyn, Justice, Olivia, Coy and his sister Sheila (Mike) Arnold Graven of Modesto. Gary was born in Modesto and raised in Hughson. He graduated from Hughson High School in 1967. He worked for California Dairies, Inc. for 25 years until his retirement in 2013. He attended the New Life Christian Center in Turlock. Gary enjoyed spending time with his family, playing golf and following pro sports including his beloved LA Rams. He was preceded in death by his parents Dean and Eleanor Guyer and his sister Pam Terrell. Among many things, Gary will be remembered for his infectious smile, tenacity and living in such a manner to touch each and everyone of us with his great example of unconditional love and acceptance. A viewing will be held Saturday, April 29 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. with a graveside service following at 11:00 a.m. at Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave. in Hughson. His family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be sent to the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, Health Sciences Development, 4900 Broadway, Suite 1150, Sacramento, CA 95820. A luncheon will immediately follow in Modesto. Please go to to share your condolences.