|Gary Michael McLaren, age 60, of Galesburg, IL, passed away on Monday, November 25, 2013 at his home.
Gary was born on June 4, 1953 in Galesburg, Illinois to Wilbert and Constance Burton McLaren. He married Virginia "Ginny" Pogue on September 19, 1972 in Galesburg, Illinois.
Gary is survived by two sons, Craig McLaren of Galesburg, IL and Kyle McLaren of Hainesville, IL, one brother, Jerry (Leah) McLaren of Galesburg, IL and one sister, Terri (Rick) Hopping of Galesburg, IL. He is also survived by his domestic partner, Derrick Galit of Las Vegas, NV. He is preceded in death by his parents and twin brother, Larry.
Gary attended and graduated from Galesburg High School in 1971. He studied massage therapy at Illinois Central Collage in East Peoria, Illinois. He worked as a massage therapist at a resort in Las Vegas, NV.
Services will be held on Friday, November 29, 2013 at 11am at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home in Knoxville with visitation one hour prior to the service. Rev. Dan Siems will officiate. Burial will be at the East Linwood Cemetery, Galesburg, IL. A luncheon will follow the committal service at the Fellowship Center at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com