Garry Lee Williams

Former Seaside resident, 47Garry Lee Williams, 47, of San Diego, Calif., formerly of Seaside, died, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at home.

Mr. Williams was born, April 15, 1957 in Seaside to Chester and Joyce Williams. His mother survives, living in Seaside.

Mr. Williams attended Seaside schools. He was a member of the 1974 State Champion track team and was later inducted into the Seaside High School Hall of Fame. After graduation in 1975, he attended Mt. Hood Community College.

According to family members, he then moved to Southern California because he loved the sun, hiking and golf.

He worked in advertising for many years.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Williams is survived by one brother and sister-in-law, Stephen and Linda Williams of Stayton; three nephews Michael Williams of Monmouth, Christopher Williams of Portland and Matthew Williams of Stayton; and several cousins from Oregon, Arizona, Illinois, and Wisconsin.

A memorial will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Seaside Methodist Church 241 N. Holladay Drive.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Seaside High School track program, in care of Hughes-Ransom Cremation and Mortuaries, 220 N. Holladay Drive, Seaside, OR 97138.

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