Gary Grant Norman passed away April 2, 2013 from a pulmonary embolism at the age of 52. Gary was born in Logan, Utah and grew up with his large and close-knit family in Paradise, Utah. Gary worked hard and loved to play football. All who met Gary immediately liked him. He served honorably in the England London South Mission for two years and was married to Angela Batty in the Logan, Utah Temple on September 10, 1982. He graduated from Utah State University in 1986.
Gary moved with his family to California in 1992 and has spent much of his professional life in the construction industry, and most recently expanding into business and insurance. Gary was sincerely respected by the members of his church where he had served faithfully in many different positions throughout his life. Most importantly, Gary is genuinely loved by his family where he worked tirelessly to provide for them not only temporally but also intellectually, emotionally, and spiritually. His daughters will deeply miss working by his side in their garden and beautifully landscaped yards. His neighbors will miss reaping the rewards of a bountiful harvest. His family will miss his example of quietly continuing on until the task was completed. Gary is survived by his wife, Angela Batty Norman; his children, Andrew and Elke, Daniel and Susan, Thomas, Sarah, and Rachel; his grandchildren, Kyle and Seija; his parents Grant and Linda Norman of Paradise, Utah; and his 11 siblings and their spouses.
Funeral services will be held in Turlock, California on Monday, April 8, at 11:00 a.m., and a graveside service will be on Thursday, April 11, at 11:00 a.m. at the Paradise Cemetery. In lieu of flowers an account has been set up through Wells Fargo”Gary’s girls” acct. #5736699546 made out to Angela Norman.