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Welcome to the memorial page for

Gary L. Gillard

March 5, 1945 ~ November 1, 2017 (age 72)

The Piano Brothers

Gary L. Gillard, 72, passed away peacefully on November 1, 2017 at

Integrace Copper Ridge, Sykesville Maryland from complications of

Parkinson’s disease.

Gary was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Raymond and Louise

Gillard of Silver Spring, M.D. Gary received a B.A. from Westminster

College, New Wilmington, PA; a M.Div from Virginia Theological Seminary;

a B.Sp.Ed from Deakin University of Victoria, Australia and a MS from

Hood College in Frederick, MD. He taught at the Maryland School for the

Deaf for twenty two years and for some years was the Vicar of St.

Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Frederick. After retiring from MSD he was a

part time Instructor in the Computer Science Department of Hood College.

He was awarded the title of Assistant Professor Emeritus from Hood

College. Gary loved teaching and learning, often traveling to learn about

new places and cultures. Fluent in American Sign Language, he

volunteered his time to interpret for students in their extracurricular

activities. Gary will be sadly missed and remembered by many friends,

colleagues and students in Frederick and elsewhere. Gary is survived by

his friend and companion of forty five years, Bernard C.Gerrard. A

Memorial Service will be announced and held at a future date. In lieu of

flowers donations can be made to the Raymond L. and Louise K. Gillard

Prize fund at Hood College or to Hospice of Carroll County. MD.


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