Gary L. Fraizer

January 10, 1945 ‒ September 08, 2015

Galion, Ohio

Gary L. Fraizer, 70, of rural Galion passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at home.

Born January 10, 1945 in Galion, he was the son of Gerald and Mildred (Rinehart) Fraizer. He enjoyed nearly 50 years together with his wife Dee (McClurg) Fraizer whom he married on October 28, 1965 and she survives.

He was a graduate of Galion High School in 1963 and a member of the Morrow County Antique Tractor and Equipment Association. Gary farmed, worked at Producers Livestock in Bucyrus on sale day and restored Oliver tractors and Dodge trucks. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife he is survived by children Terry (Dawn Michelle) Fraizer of Mt. Gilead and Tom Fraizer of Galion; grandchildren Tori Fraizer of Galion and Dustin Fraizer of Mt. Gilead; brothers Sonny (Alice) Fraizer of Lexington, John (Twila) Fraizer of Galion, Steve (Linda) Fraizer of Galion, Mike (Lynn) Fraizer of Mansfield and Tim (Beth) Fraizer of Mansfield; sisters-in-law Pam Fraizer of Lexington and Sue Fraizer of Florida and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by daughter Jennifer K. Fraizer; brothers Ron and Paul Fraizer and recently by mother-in-law Mary Rose McClurg.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, September 11, 2015 at Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes, 218 South Market St., Galion, Ohio 44833 and one hour prior to the service which will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, September 12 with Father John Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Blooming Grove Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Morrow County Humane Society, Morrow County Antique Tractor and Equipment Association or HomeCare Matters Hospice in care of the funeral home.

Richardson Davis Chapel of Snyder Funeral Homes in Galion is honored to serve the family of Gary Fraizer, and condolences may be made to them at

  • My deepest sympathy for the family. Gary was a friend and very good man. God Bless the family in their time of sorrow.

    Hazel Korody & Family

  • So very sorry for your loss. He put up an amazing fight against a terrible disease. My thoughts and prayers are with you .

  • May God Bless each of the family during the time of sorrow. I will keep each of you in my prayers.

  • Terry,
    We are so sorry about the loss of your dad! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family!

  • We are saddened with this news, as Gary was such a special man. You all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

    Our deepest sympathies and love,
    Erleen and Gilli

  • We are saddened to hear of the loss of Gary. May the family know they are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Dee, Terry & Tom,

    So sorry to hear about your loss. I will be thinking about and praying for you all!

  • Sonny and Alice and your whole family, My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this sad time.

  • So sorry to learn of Gary’s passing. I always enjoyed visiting with him at the tractor meetings. Sending the family my prayers.

  • My sincerest sympathy to Gary’s family. After learning of his passing today my heart weighs heavy with sadness. Gary was a special man I met over 38 years ago through my late husband. We always looked forward to catching up on our families at the Saturday night tractor pull at the Wayne County Fair. The Pulls will never be the same for me.
    “Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves memories no one can steal.”