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Mark Hanson
August 16
Very sad news to hear of Gary’s passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to Gary’s family. Gary and I go way back from the Gibson Aviation days to working together at Menard’s flight department. Can’t begin to tell you the laughs and good times we shared!! Our families shar... Continue Reading
August 14
Gary would always remember my b-day and call to wish me we'll, we would catch up on our goings on... Brother Gary and brother Don and brother from another mother Wayne and I went fishing several times in recent years... wonderful memories on the Mississippi. ... Continue Reading
August 10
Will always have a special spot in my heart for Gary. He taught me a lot about how to live freely and find the fun in the world. Remember staying over at Gary’s one night and waking up the next morning with a leaf blower blasting into my face. Only the work of Gary McCon... Continue Reading
Donna Anders
August 8
We're so sorry for your loss. This poem reminds me of Gary. FINAL CHECKRIDE Do not look at my grave and cry. I am not there, I’m up in the sky. I’ve passed my final checkride. And now I’m free to fly. To places I’ve only dreamed of, while flying ... Continue Reading
Patty (Gibson) LaPoint
August 8
My deepest sympathies to the entire McConnell family. While working for my father, Darrel Gibson, at Gibson Aviation, I have fond memories of Gary when he flew for Menards. He would park in front of our building to be re-fueled, load, and unload his passengers. I remembe... Continue Reading