Gary Allen York
Gary was born June 25, 1950 in Eugene, Oregon to Allen and Mildred (Krepps) York. He passed away peacefully on March 17, 2022. He was 71. He grew up in southern Oregon where he met the love of his life, Michelle "Shelly" Dupper. They were married on January 17, 1970 in Dillard, Oregon. They lived in Sandy for 43 years, raising their family. Gary started working as a diesel mechanic and later began teaching courses on diesel technology in the private industry and at Portland Community College. He retired from teaching in 2012. During his free time Gary enjoyed working on cars, woodworking and growing blueberries. He also loved being involved in his son and daughter's sports teams as they grew up. Gary is survived by his wife Shelly York, daughter Amy (Randy) Caswell, son Brian (Lisa) York and two wonderful grandsons Alex Caswell and Kai York. In-lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his name to https://www.alz.org/? form=alz_donate
No services are planned at this time. Sandy Funeral Home is handling arrangements.