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Gary R. Long
June 4, 1938 - October 5, 2014
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Saturday 10/11,
Collingwood Presbyterian Church
2108 Collingwood Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43620
419-243-3275 | Map
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Saturday 10/11,
Collingwood Presbyterian Church
2108 Collingwood Blvd.
Toledo, OH 43620
419-243-3275 | Map

Gary R. Long age 76 of Toledo, OH, died at home on Sunday, October 5th, 2014. Gary was born June 4, 1938 in Lima, Ohio to Jesse and Betty Long. He spent most of his life in Toledo, graduating from DeVilbiss High School in 1956. He earned his Bachelor (1961) and Master (1968) of Science …
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nancy dansard left a message on November 5, 2014:
I am so very sorry to hear of the sad loss of Gary. Please know you are in my prayers. Most sincerely, Nancy Dansard
cjt left a message on October 13, 2014:
Long Family, I am sorry to hear of Gary's passing,my thoughts and prayers are with the Family and Friends and may the God of comfort and peace be with you all during this most difficult time.
Keith Earley left a message on October 9, 2014:
Gary was a truly dedicated professional. He was highly respected and liked by all that got to know him.
Don Neifer left a message on October 9, 2014:
I am sorry to read about the death of an old classmate. I met Gary in September of 1957 at Camp Storer. I was a freshman at the University of Toledo, College of Engineering. I attended the UT Freshman Camp at Storer. Gary was one of the upperclassmen attached to the boat dock. A friend and I requested the use of a canoe to go out on Stoney Lake. Since we knew how to launch a canoe, we carried it out the dock and properly entered the canoe. After we paddled around the lake for a while, we returned and properly got out of the canoe and carried it up to the rack. (A lot of other students just entered the canoe from the beach and scraped their way off the beach.) After the evening campfire, either Gary or Art Keel tapped me on the shoulder and said to meet at the Mess Hall after the campfire. When I got there, I found several other "councilors" .We were to be the midnight patrol of the lake. Some of the councilors and students paddled over to the cabins across the lake. Some of the councilors and students paddled out in the weeds. When all the campers had dispersed, we picked up the 5 man canoes and quietly paddled toward the weeds. Just short of the weed, the command was given to "dig in". We must have looked like PT boats as we charged into the weeds. The goal was to tip over the canoes and dump the campers into the mud. (The water was shallow.) A lot of commotion! And that is how I met Gary, Art and a lot of other campers. They were a great lot. Gary was also talented with his 4 string guitar. We really enjoyed sitting around the campfire singing some of the old camp songs. I returned the next three years of Freshman Camp as a councilor, and the midnight patrol! Regards, Don Neifer, Class of '62, BSCE
Chris Sweeney left a message on October 8, 2014:
My deepest condolences to the Long family. I feel lucky to have known Gary for 20+ years. I will always remember him as a family man with the highest character. He will be missed but never forgotten.
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Ben Dansard left a message on October 8, 2014:
Gary was a most dedicated engineer, and long time partner in our engineering firm. My condolence to you Lynne and your family. Ben
Jeff and Sara Sankovich left a message on October 8, 2014:
Lynne and family, Very sorry to hear about Gary's passing. We both loved singing with him at Collingwood and will always remember his charm and sense of humor. Prayers and blessings, Sara and Jeff
Chuck Lehnert left a message on October 7, 2014:
Gary and I worked on many projects for the Medical College of Ohio and then University of Toledo. Gary was a good friend and will be missed. God speed my friend
Walker Funeral Homes left a message:
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