Gary William Baker

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  • "Sorry to read of Garys death. I was a good friend of his..."
    - Marc Swafford
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  • "I was saddened to learn of Gary's passing. His mother and..."
    - Jim Boline
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    - Karen Pearson
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    - Pat Kadow
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May 13, 1945 ~ October 21, 2015
"Gary was a loving Husband, Father, Grandfather "Papa", Son, Brother, Uncle and Friend. He greeted you with a smile and lent a hand to those in need."

Gary William Baker, 70, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on Oct. 21st, 2015. He was born in Dallas, Texas, May 13th, 1945 to LeRoy and Mary Baker. Gary lived all his life in Vancouver, WA. He graduated from Fort Vancouver High School and Clark College.
While active in the Army National Guard, Gary became a City of Vancouver Firefighter. He retired in 1997 after 30 years of service with the Fire Department. Gary also owned and operated Baker Electric for 30 years.
On Dec. 28th, 1968, Gary married Maureen Fay Murphy of Portland, OR.
Gary enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, downhill skiing, camping, fishing, boating, and summers at the cabin.
He was a member of the Catholic church and practiced his faith throughout his life.
Gary is survived by his wife of 47 years; their three daughters, Kaaryn (Vern) Frank, Saron (Joaquin) Sufuentes, Megan (Scott) Wiesneski; their son, Ryan (Mary) Baker; 11 grandchildren; and his sister, Pat L. Kadow.
A memorial service will be on Sat., Oct. 31st at 11:00a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, Vancouver, WA.
A donation was made in Gary's honor to the Lions VisionGift eye bank from his family.
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Published in The Columbian on Oct. 25, 2015
Arrangements under the direction of:
Davies Cremation & Burial Services | Cremation Vancouver WA
309 E 15th Street Suite E | Vancouver, WA 98663 | (360) 693-1036
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