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La Grande, Union County, Oregon
Gary J. Buchanan, 34, formerly of La Grande, died Sunday in Hermiston.
Mr. Buchanan was born Sept. 25, 1953, to Harry and Laneta (Gray) Buchanan of La Grande. He lived in La Grande until moving to Echo last summer to work on the Mosgrove Ranch. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 259 of La Grande.
He is survived by sons, Gary Dean and Jason, both of Ontario; brothers, Terry Ray Buchanan of Chatteroy, Wash., and Jack Thomas Buchanan of Seattle; sister Carol Kay Baycroft of Spokane; grandmother, Verda Gray of La Grande; aunts and uncles, Reba and Warren Laird and Mava McFerran, all of La Grande, and other relatives.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Daniels Valley Funeral Chapel, Seventh Street at O Avenue, with the Rev. James. Wenger-Monroe of the La Grande United Methodist Church officiating. Private interment will be held later.
Those who wish may make donations to the charity of their choice in care of Daniels Chapel, 1502 Seventh St.
La Grande, Oregon
Tuesday, December 15, 1987