Former Juneau resident Gary Allen Sturrock died May 16, 2008, at his home in Woodinville, Wash., following a short battle with cancer. His family was by his side. He was 53.
Born March 30, 1955, in Juneau, to Hub and Dorothy Sturrock, he graduated from Juneau-Douglas High School and entered the plumbing and refrigeration apprentice program. He worked for Tandy Food Equipment before going in to partnership with Mike Tennison at Alaska Refrigeration.
He moved to Anchorage and worked in maintenance at the Anchorage Municipal Airport. Later, he moved his family to Woodinville, where he worked refrigeration and air conditioning for several employers before joining maintenance at the University of Washington.
He is survived by his wife, Margy Sturrock, son, Tyler Sturrock, and daughter, Brittany Sturrock, all of Woodinville; sister, Sue Judson and husband, Alan, of Juneau; and brothers, Sandy Sturrock and wife, Jeannie, Jim Sturrock and wife, Kathy, and Mike Sturrock and wife, Kelly, all of Juneau.
Funeral services will be at a later date. Burial will be held at Evergreen Cemetery.
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