August 19, 2010 at 9:51 a.m.
Gary was born Dec. 21, 1937 at Bethesda Hospital in St. Paul to Clifford and Alice Beckwith. He graduated from Harding High School in 1955. Gary served in the US Army. He married Kay Feyereisn at Our Saviors Lutheran church in St. Paul. He worked as an industrial photography darkroom technician for Buckbee - Mears Co. In his free time Gary enjoyed fishing, movies, watching his grandchildren play sports, followed the Twins, Vikings and Gophers, and he was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels and the Zion Lutheran LOGOS.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife Kay, son Doug and his wife Kelly of North Branch, daughter Deb and her husband John Cassidy of Woodbury; grandchildren Joshua, Andrew, Kaylee, Amanda, and Mitchell.
Funeral services Tuesday, Aug. 17 at Zion Lutheran Church in Chisago City. Interment was in the South Green Lake Cemetery. Condolences may be left at www.grandstrandfh.com.