Gary was born in Bell, CA, on July 28, 1938, and died in Tucson on June 8, 2019. Attended California High School, Whittier, CA.
Gary was in United States Marine Corp Reserves and graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He retired from Southern California Edison Co. and moved to Green Valley before moving to Saddlebrook in Tucson in 2017. Gary enjoyed both tennis and pickleball. He was a member of the Green Valley car club.
Gary and Sharon Bromley Stephens were married 56 years. Their daughter, Heather, is deceased, and their two grandsons, Brandon and Joshua, live in Southern California. His sister Beverly lives in Green Valley.