Gary Ray Kuzara, age 67, died Tuesday, January 11, 2022 in Mesquite, Nevada. He was born April 21, 1954 in Denver, Colorado to Frank Allen and Marie Patricia Peduzzi Kuzara. On October 21, 1997 he married Cindy Lee Capps in Ogden, Utah.
Gary grew up in Colorado and California. His family returned to Denver where he graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School. After graduation, Gary continued on to Western State University, on a baseball scholarship, while obtaining his degree in Hospital Administration. He graduated from Western State in 1976. He enjoyed a 31-year career in the US Air Force, then used those skills to transition into a civilian job working in telecommunications at Cape Canaveral AFB, Florida. Gary was very proud of his outstanding record of 249 consecutive launches without a scrub due to communications. He retired to Mesquite in 2021.
Gary had many hobbies including fishing, grilling, playing the guitar and listening to and singing along with music. He had an insatiable love for baseball, especially the years he was able to coach his son in Little League.
Survivors include his wife, Cindy; son, Frankie, both of Mesquite, NV; one sister, Valerie (Michael) McGowan of Port Orchard, WA.
Memorial services are pending. Friends and family are invited to sign our online guest book at www.virginvalleymortuary.com
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