Gary Sweet

November 27, 1966 ~ February 6, 2021 (age 54)


Gary Michael Sweet of Skaneateles Falls, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on February, 6 2021.  Gary was born November 27, 1966 in Auburn NY to Karen (Merritt) Smart and Gary Francis Sweet.  

Gary graduated from Auburn High School in 1984 and resided in the area for his whole life. He was a professional glazer at McLaughlins Glass serving the Auburn Community for over twenty years.

Gary was an avid outdoorsman who loved hunting, fishing and camping. If he wasn’t in a tree stand or at a fishing derby, he was at a music festival camping with friends.  Gary loved all things music and outdoors but above all he loved his family and friends.

Gary and his loving wife Wanda especially enjoyed attending the Grass Roots Festival in Trumansburg every year where they celebrated  with many great friends and family.

One thing is for sure, when Gary showed up , everyone knew they were going to have a good time!

Gary was predeceased  by his mother Karen (Fred) Smart, his father Gary (Kathy) Sweet and his brother-in-law Daniel Gilroy Crane.

Gary will be dearly missed by his loving wife Wanda (Crane) Sweet, her sons Brendan and Donald, his mother-in-law Janet Crane, his sister Amy Hastings, brothers Chris Sweet, and Brian (Lynne) Sweet.  Nieces Gabrielle, Emma and Rylee Hastings, Abby and Colin Sweet, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and many friends that he considered family.

Funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with The Cheche Funeral Home, 1778 Clark St., Auburn NY 13021

Donations may be made in Gary’s memory to a fund me page to be set up in the near future in honor and celebration of his life.

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