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Gary Lee Zollinger

October 3, 1948 ~ September 9, 2007 (age 58)


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After a long battle with cancer, Gary L. Zollinger, 58 passed away on September 9. Devoted to his large and extensive family, Gary is survived by his wife, Thelissa, six children, Jodi (Mike) Williams, Stephanie, Nathan, Alyson, Jamie, Ashley and his three grand daughters, Hannah, Haley and Kate as well as his father, Clinton, (mother Ethel deceased) and six siblings, Ruth Ann (Roger) Davis, Marie Woodfield, Richard (Lezlie), Martha (Paul) Hess, Karen Taylor, Ed (Edon). Born October 3, 1948 in Logan, Utah, Gary learned early the value of hard work, integrity and faith in God. He served as a missionary in Austria for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints (1968-70) and earned a BS degree from Utah State University with an MBA from the University of Utah. Gary spent over 30 years in the oil, gas and pipeline industry most recently with Pacific Energy Group where he served as Senior Vice President. In addition to his career, he also served extensively in the LDS Church including Bishop and High Councilor. Gary will forever be remembered for his kind and gentle demeanor, his selflessness and his constant concern for others. He was acutely aware of those suffering from cancer and recently established an endowment through the University of Colorado for research in early lung cancer detection. Viewing Wed., Sept 12 from 3 to 8 pm at Drinkwine Family Mortuary. Funeral Thursday Sept 13 at 7 pm at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day-Saints 2710 South Monaco Pkwy. He will be buried in Kaysville Utah; viewing Sat. Sept 15 from 1:30 to 2:30 pm at Lindquist Mortuary 400 N Main and graveside service at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made in Gary's memory to www.thegiftoflifeandbreath.com

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