Hudson - Gary Day, age 69 of Hudson, Ohio, passed away Monday, April 26, 2021. He was born October 29, 1951, in Youngstown, Ohio, the son of John and Carmella (nee Christopher) Day. Gary was married to Marsha Adams on January 17, 1978 with whom he shared a lifetime of adventures, residing in Girard until her passing in 2014. He graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School in 1969, after which he served his country in Vietnam as a member of the United States Army. Gary had a diverse career, including as a dairy farmer in Utah and machinist for Parker-Hannifin in Youngstown. Later, he met and fell in love with Ann King of Hudson, who was his companion until his death. Gary enjoyed spending time with his pet dogs, hiking in the national parks, and attending rock & roll concerts. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, his parents, and his brother John Day, Jr. He is survived by his loving partner Ann, step-sons James and Joseph Whittingham, brother Dennis (Cynthia) Day, sister-in-law Anne Day, granddaughter Hailey Whittingham, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of America (www.humanesociety.org) or the Conservancy for the Cuyahoga Valley National Parks (www.conservancyforcvnp.org).
Published on April 29, 2021