Gary A. Todd, 49, of Eagle, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died November 4, 2002, at St. Luke’s Regional Medical Center.

His funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St. The Rev. Robert C. Irwin of St. Francis de Sales Cathedral will officiate. Interment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitations will be until 7 o’clock tonight at the funeral home.

Gary was born Feb. 12, 1953, at Baker City. He was a son of Bud and Louise Frericks Todd. He attended St. Francis Academy through the 11th grade when it closed. He graduated from Baker High School in 1971. He had the only existing St. Francis Academy class ring for 1971.

He married Nora Carrithers on July 17, 1976. Their daughter, Amy, was born on their first anniversary. He worked for Cenex in Baker City and also in construction before going to work in retail sales for King’s Department Store. He lived in various locations and later became a manager for the business.

Gary loved music. He played the piano and drums and had been a member of Baker Elks Drum and Bugle Corps. He loved to play shuffleboard and pool.

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Amy and Craig Davis, his mother, Louise Todd, brother, Marc Todd, and granddaughters, Kyra and Josalyn Davis, all of Baker City; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bud; his aunt, Liz Frericks; and his grandparents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Francis Food Bank through Coles Funeral Home, 1950 Place St., Baker City, OR 97814.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, November 15, 2002
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor