February 1, 1935 - January 11, 2020
Gary S. Vaughn – A lifelong resident of the Wenatchee area died peacefully at home on January 11th, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 1st, 1935 to Bill and Christina Vaughn in Leavenworth Washington. He grew up in Wenatchee and graduated from Wenatchee High School in 1953. Gary attended Wenatchee Valley College until drafted into the US Army in 1954. He returned to the Valley in 1956 and started his career with the Chelan County PUD and retired 30 years later in 1987 as a supervisory hydro-electric mechanic. He then worked the family orchard until his passing. He was proud to have served many years as a member of the Eastmont School Board and then as a board member of the NCESD. Gary enjoyed hunting and fishing with friends and family. He especially enjoyed boating, camping and biking with his grandchildren. Gary was the proud owner of 7 bicycles at the time of his death. He was a long-time skier spending many weekends at Stevens Pass over the years. He enjoyed sharing stories of his life adventures with anyone who would listen, mostly his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife of 43 years Venita Vaughn, sons Paul (Missy) Downs, Greg (Paula) Vaughn, Gary W. Vaughn, daughters Julie (Jeff) Martin, Jennifer (Scott) Hensley, and Beth Hanson. Grandchildren Kylie, Alec and Ross Martin, Claire and Sarah Downs, Molly Hensley, Stephanie Teimouri, Lisa Torres and Patrick Vaughn and 4 great grandchildren. Gary is also survived by his brother Calvin (Shirley) Vaughn and sister Billy Kielmeyer and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would especially like to thank Dr. Jeffrey Clark for his compassionate care for many years and Dr. Lindsey Overton and the entire Oncology Department at Confluence Health. A special thanks to Hospice for guidance, support and encouragement. As Gary would say “Good Show”. In lieu of flowers, the family would be grateful for memorial contributions to the cancer charity of your choice.
Gary S. Vaughn – A lifelong resident of the Wenatchee area died peacefully at home on January 11th, 2020, surrounded by his loving family. He was born February 1st, 1935 to Bill and Christina Vaughn in Leavenworth Washington. He grew... View Obituary & Service Information
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