Gary Eugene Edwards passed away on August 8, 2020 in his Los Altos, California home at the age of 82 after battling worsening Parkinson’s symptoms for the last 5 years of his life. He was diagnosed with the disease approximately 20 years ago. Gary was the son of Harry and Henrietta Edwards (both deceased) and has one brother, Doug, all of whom were teachers in either the Mountain View or Santa Clara school districts.
Gary graduated from Mountain View High School, where he was active in athletics and student government, including Student Body President. He was the recipient of a number of awards, including finalist for the Mid-Peninsula Athlete of the Year in 1955.