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Gary Wayne Sutherland


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(8/19/43 – 12/15/20)

US Army Veteran, Gary Wayne Sutherland, 77, passed away on December 15, 2020 in Austin, TX.

On August 19, 1943 Gary was born to Clarence and Sybil Sutherland in Pecos, TX. After graduating from Deming High School, Gary attended ENMU and received a BS degree in 1966. Gary also obtained a Masters Degree from Florida Institute of Technology.

He was drafted into the Army March 1966 as a private and as a full Colonel. He and his family spent 29 years traveling far and wide.

He is survived by his wife, Christe McQuirk Sutherland formerly of Roswell and daughter, Heather Sutherland Reis, son-in-law Ron Reis and Grandson Jacob Reis of Alpharetta, GA. He is also survived by brother Craig Sutherland of Roswell.

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Gary was preceded in death by his son, Eric Sutherland and parents, Clarence and Sybil.

He spent the last 24 years living in and loving the Texas Hill Country.

Celebration of Life will be held in Buda, TX at a later date.