May 16, 1952 - Dec. 16, 2013
Gary Graf, 61, went with God peacefully at home with his beloved wife of 29 years Patti, and son Keegan surrounding him. He is survived by his brothers, Dr. George Graf, M.D. and Gregory Graf, Attorney at Law, nieces and nephews. Gary was a resident of Minden Nevada for three years and prior to Minden he lived in the San Francisco Bay Area and Oakdale California. Gary was raised and graduated from Seaford High School Long Island NY and went on to Wake Forest University, North Carolina where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree, 1974. He was also a Pi Kappa Alpha member, 1973. After graduating Gary moved to the San Francisco Bay Area working for Stauffer Chemical. He became known as “The Guru” while working for BCS/Univar because of his vast knowledge of the chemical business. He traveled around the world representing BCS/Univar and always gave his knowledge freely of the chemical industry to anyone that asked or needed mentoring. He was known for his quick wit, smiling face and sense of humor. He loved to travel and took Patti and Keegan on many vacations around the world. He was a sports fan with his favorite teams being the Green Bay Packers and LA Dodgers. A Celebration Of Life will be held March 15th, starting at 10AM at Life Point Church, 1095 Stephanie Way, Minden, NV with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers donations made be made to Wake Forest University or Life Point Church in Gary’s name.