Gary Hilton Palmatier
March 26, 1948-July 21, 2017
Gary Hilton Palmatier 3/26/1948 – 7/21/2017 Obituary Parents: Wm J. & Hilton Audrey Palmatier He is survived by Wife of 31 years, Penny D. Palmatier; Son, Seth Hilton & Darlene Palmatier; Son, Jason Palmatier; Grandson, Tyler Hilton Palmatier; Sister, Wendy & Reuben Watanabe; nephew, Mark Watanabe. Gary was born 3/26/48 in West Nyack, New York, a graduate of University of Oregon 1969, a radio DJ known as “The Wasted Potato” for a number of years at KZEL, one of the first “rock” stations in Oregon and from 1978 – 2013 a licensed Real Estate Broker in Pleasanton CA. He retired to Bend OR 2013. His loves consisted of Music, all genres, making mixed CDs & taking a thermos of coffee on 3 hour road trips at dawn on unvisited highways & by-ways. Train rides with his grandson, walking his dog Barkley, old movies, crosswords & his “A’s” completed the picture of his outgoing personality. Gary: Thank you for making our family into what it became… You are loved and will be missed by so many.