Gary Thomas Pace, 67, passed away July 11, 2019 in Mesa, AZ after a lengthy battle with congestive heart failure and lymphoma. He was the son of Thomas Martin and Billie Joy McBride. Gary spent his life’s career as a school psychologist in grades K-High School in several Arizona school districts. He spent one year with the Hawaii Department of Education in Hana, Maui. In his later adult years he became a member of the Knights of Columbus in Glendale and enjoyed giving service through their charitable activities.
Gary’s interests included reading, writing, gardening, and music. He played the piano and guitar, and continually improved his ability to speak, read, and write in Spanish.
Gary loved getting to know and talking with people.
He is survived by his former spouse, Jan Weisling, siblings, Susan (Stephen) Harms, Steve (Vivian), J.D. (Yolande), Kenny (Gina), and Tommy.
Services will be held at the A Wise Choice Mortuary (9702 E. Apache Trail, Mesa, Arizona), Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at 10:30 a.m.