Gary Henry Broderick, 44, died Feb. 10, 2005, after an extended battle with colon cancer.
He was born Feb. 6, 1961, in Spokane, Wash., to Robert and Florence Broderick. He grew up in Pullman, Wash., and graduated in 1980 from Pullman High School. After spending six years in the U.S. Air Force, he moved to Juneau, where he was employed as an office machine repair technician and a state employee.
He married Crystal Broderick on July 18, 1993, in Juneau and celebrated the birth of his daughter Katie on March 13, 1996. He lived in Juneau until his death.
He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and art. His family said that he "was a loving husband and father. The Lord has called another angel home. He will be sorely missed."
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Broderick of Pullman, Wash., and mother-in-law, Charlotte Cameron of Sequim, Wash.
He is survived by his wife, Crystal Broderick, and daughter Katie Broderick of Juneau; mother Florence Broderick of Pullman; sister Jean and her husband Toby Hinderer of Pullman; sister Jan and her husband Richard Jerue of Juneau; brother Bob Broderick of Colton, Wash.; father-in-law John Cameron of Sequim; brother-in-law John and his wife Lori Cameron of Puyallup, Wash.; and a nephew and many nieces in Alaska and Washington.
A celebration of his life followed by a potluck dinner at the church will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, at Chapel by the Lake in Juneau. All who wish to attend are invited to join the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Hospice Home Care of Juneau.