Gary Dean Logan
Dec. 9, 1938-Aug. 20, 2014
Gary Dean Logan passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20 after a short yet valiant battle with liver cancer; he was 75 years old. He touched so many lives with his gentle spirit and lively sense of humor. Gary's remarkable life included extraordinary achievements in spite of his humble beginnings. His resilience and goodwill were clearly demonstrated through his effortless charitable endeavors and love for children.
Gary was born in San Francisco, CA, raised in Santa Barbara, CA and later moved to Independence, MO. He was introduced to The Andrew Drumm Farm for under-privileged children at the age of 13. Soon after, it was determined that Drumm Farm would become Gary's new home. During his residency, Gary attended East High School, graduating in 1956. After serving in the Navy for four years, Gary returned to California where he enjoyed a 54 year career in the electronics industry. He worked for companies such as Mel Labs, Zeta Labs, Shugart Associates and FlexStar.
As a result of an acquisition of FlexStar?s disk drive repair facility, he started his own company. As Founder/CEO of BigByte Corporation for 25 years, Gary leaves behind a legacy of great influence and tangible accomplishments.
Gary is survived by his children Keely Lozano (Tino) of Prunedale, CA, Michael Logan of Merced, CA. and Cari Brockett of Sonora, CA. Grandchildren Chris Raymond (Cinthia) of Rocklin, CA, Sean Raymond of Prunedale, CA, Stevi Torres (Mario) of Sonora, CA and Kennedy Brockett of Sonora, CA. Great-Grandchildren Isabella and Camille Raymond of Rocklin, CA and Cali Torres of Sonora, CA and a host of cousins and relatives.
Gary was predeceased by his mother Phyllis Lyon Logan, brother Donald Logan, father Kenneth Walter Logan and his sister Joyce Elaine Herrington. He would also want to recognize his beloved canine sons which passed before him: Prescott Miles Logan, Bentley Ross Logan and Jack Prescott Logan.