Gary attended Saint Edward's School from 1971-1975. He played on the first-ever Saint Edward's School football team in 1973 as a center on offense and was later nominated as Coach's Athlete of the Year. Gary also played varsity basketball as a forward. Following graduation from SES, Gary attended Mercer University and Indian River State College. Gary has been married to Lucille for 29 years and they have a terrific 26 year old son, Christopher.
Gary is an active volunteer for Special Olympics and has devoted many years volunteer coaching for youth soccer, swimming and track and field. He is also very active at St. Helen's Church.