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Mr. Gary Lee Bohn

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“I knew Gary through the local Mac users group, GAMUG, and the Support Professionals. Gary was caring as a friend. Beyond the immediate business at...Read More »
1 of 45 | Posted by: Stephen Hanpeter - St. Louis, MO

“While I've only known Gary since the beginning of this summer, already I've warmed in his gentle paternal presence - he's been with me in some of my...Read More »
2 of 45 | Posted by: Ruth C. - Webster Groves - friend

“Dear Dear Dear Patti and the entire Donahoo family: It is will great sadness that I read of the death of Gary Bohn--the person who once gave me an...Read More »
3 of 45 | Posted by: Susan Righter Grimes - Chatham, NJ

“Gary and I went out on many stories together over my many years at the P-D, and I was always pleased when he got the assignment. He was, in short, a...Read More »
4 of 45 | Posted by: Martha Shirk - Palo Alto, CA

“It'll take me a while to fully process this loss..I struggle for words to describe all the things he did for me while I was at the P-D. When I was...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: John Matlock - Fenton, MO

“In addition to his skills as a photographer, Gary possessed the gift of not making a Luddite feel like an idiot for asking an idiotic IT question....Read More »
6 of 45 | Posted by: Steve Giegerich - Saint Louis, MO

“Gary was my co-worker, mentor, inspiration, and most of all, my friend. 13 years of working beside him and our continued friendship after, reminds me...Read More »
7 of 45 | Posted by: Dan Schneider - St. Louis, MO

“My thoughts and prayers for Gary's family for your loss. Gary was a very warm, engaging person whom I enjoyed talking with immensely. Gary will be...Read More »
8 of 45 | Posted by: Scott Pettit - St. Louis, MO

“Dear Gary, Some of my fondest memories from our Thanksgiving family gatherings included the lovely turkey you would proudly prepare and serve with...Read More »
9 of 45 | Posted by: Mary Beth - St. Louis, MO

“Gary, each time we met,he would say "Bradley G." and I would feel his love for me,in those words and his big smile. Which I felt of him, I will...Read More »
10 of 45 | Posted by: Bradley G Hale - CHESTERFIELD, MO

“Dear Nancy, Patricia and Mike ,We are ao sorry for the loss of Gary. I know he enjoyed hiking with you guys. Im aorry we did not get to attend one of...Read More »
11 of 45 | Posted by: Jan and Mitch Herzog - MO

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. A Mass will be offered for Gary and the family at Loretto Center on Friday morning September 11. You are...Read More »
12 of 45 | Posted by: Sisters of Loretto

“When ever things went wrong with my computer and I would be weeping into my keyboard, Bob LaRouche would say, "Stop crying, we'll call Gary Bohn" And...Read More »
13 of 45 | Posted by: Bob and Sandy LaRouche - MO

“I am shocked and saddened to hear the news of Gary's passing. I had the pleasure of being a next door neighbor to the Bohns for over 14 years. Gary...Read More »
14 of 45 | Posted by: Anne Einspanier - Webster Groves, MO

“My family is extremely saddened for all of Gary's family. Losing a loved one is always hard, but the Bible offers comfort for you in these difficult...Read More »
15 of 45 | Posted by: Tiffany - MO

“Dear Pat and Family, I offer my prayers for Gary and especially for all of you during this sad time. I remember Gary's gentle words, smile and...Read More »
16 of 45 | Posted by: Father Jerry Meier

“Rich and I are so very sorry that Gary passed away. We considered him to be a friend. The last time we saw him was at Kathy and Tom's play at...Read More »
17 of 45 | Posted by: Mary Pat Hennicke - ST LOUIS, MO

“I was only blessed of knowing Gary in the past year. I loved it so much when he would come up to our floor and share a snack with us. Or if I had to...Read More »
18 of 45 | Posted by: Vanessa Kay Ortmann - Barnhart, MO

“A truly good man and terrific co-worker. Gary was always there to help, with a smile. He is deeply missed. ”
19 of 45 | Posted by: Robert Kelly - Collinsville, IL

“Gary always had a kind word and a smile. Always. I'll never forget how much his "are you okay?" meant to me one day when I wasn't. He was a good,...Read More »
20 of 45 | Posted by: Terri Bright Kern - Saint Louis, MO

“In my wife's preschool, she talks about Bucket Fillers and Bucket Dippers. Those who do nice things are Bucket Fillers. Those who dip out of other...Read More »
21 of 45 | Posted by: Bob Rose - St. Louis, MO

“Gary the "noticer," indeed. He was a paternal presence to me, even more so since I lost my own father last summer. He always asked about my...Read More »
22 of 45 | Posted by: Elaine Vydra - St. Louis, MO

“Gary was a caring man, full of life. He was always ready to help anyone in the organization. I loved his smile and his infectious laugh. My...Read More »
23 of 45 | Posted by: Ellen Parker - St. Louis, MO

“I worked with Gary for more than 30 years at the Post-Dispatch. In the late 1980s, when I was in sports at the St. Charles bureau, he took a lot of...Read More »
24 of 45 | Posted by: Alan Fredman - St. Louis, MO

“Patti, Was so wonderful to see you at our Nerinx reunion. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of Gary's passing. You...Read More »
25 of 45 | Posted by: stephanie stumpf mccutcheon - MD

“Patricia, Robyn, and Rachel - Lorine and I are so sorry for the loss of Gary. He was such a great man and always brought a smile with him to share...Read More »
26 of 45 | Posted by: Roy Weinacht - IL - Old Friend

“Gary was a pleasure and inspiration to work with. He was a kind soul. He became a friend to all those whose lives touched. On the professional level...Read More »
27 of 45 | Posted by: Theresa Tighe - Saint Louis, MO

“What a nice, nice man Gary was. My condolences to Patricia, Robyn and Rachel. He always had a smile whenever I ran into him. Rest in Peace Gary. ”
28 of 45 | Posted by: Lisa Macheca - MO

“My condolences to the family of Gary Bohn. I worked with Gary at the Post-Dispatch in the advertising art department for 32 years. I considered him...Read More »
29 of 45 | Posted by: Ron Hogue - Arnold, MO

“Gary always had a smile and a cheerful greeting -- and a camera at the ready. When he was here in July for Tony L's birthday party he was excited...Read More »
30 of 45 | Posted by: Jim Hunter/Janet Hunter - NM

“I will miss Gary, I've been retired some 15 years now and during my many hospital stays he was one I could count on to be engaged with in great phone...Read More »
31 of 45 | Posted by: Tony Lazorko - St. Louis, MO

“I am so sad for you, Patricia, for the loss of your dear Gary. And I am so sad for your girls Robyn and Rachel. We have known you for over 35 years...Read More »
32 of 45 | Posted by: Joan Powell - St.Louis, MO

“My wife, Joan, and I have known both Gary and Patricia for over thirty-five years. I was first impress by his wonderful photography. At the time he...Read More »
33 of 45 | Posted by: Woody Powell - Chesterfield, MO

“Gary was always a helpful presence in the newsroom. And especially during those times when the system was down or a computer had some unexplained...Read More »
34 of 45 | Posted by: Darryl Swint - Washington, DC

“Gary was a gentle soul with a ready smile and that happy amble of a walk that he had. He was always ready to help with a tech problem but he didn't...Read More »
35 of 45 | Posted by: Jan Paul - Saint Louis, MO

“The birds will miss you, Gary. Much love to the whole family. ”
36 of 45 | Posted by: Carol Fitzsimmons

“Oh no!! Gary, so sad to you leave us so soon. While it's been awhile since I've spoken with you, my time working with you at the Post was fabulous....Read More »
37 of 45 | Posted by: Jamie Rector - Los Angeles, CA

“I worked with Gary for years, and was saddened to learn of his passing. He was a talented photographer and the world is a poorer place without him. ...Read More »
38 of 45 | Posted by: Kevin Manning - VA

“A true friend that I shared 24 years with at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. I will miss you. God has you with Him now. Rejoice in His everlasting...Read More »
39 of 45 | Posted by: Odell Mitchell Jr. - O'Fallon, IL

“Went on many, many assignments with Gary, including an eight-day trip to London for travel stories and photos, when the editor challenged us to "Go...Read More »
40 of 45 | Posted by: Patricia Corrigan - San Francisco, CA

“Gary was a kind soul, a professional in his work, someone you could count on. We will miss him. ”
41 of 45 | Posted by: Carolyn Bower - St. Louis, MO

“I first met Gary Many years ago when they merged the IT staff from various departments into one. He and I would tease each other over the merits of...Read More »
42 of 45 | Posted by: Dale Whiteside - Overland, MO

“Gary was kind, patient and sweet, and he was one of my very favorite people over more than 30 years at the Post. I'm so happy I got to talk to him...Read More »
43 of 45 | Posted by: Margaret Gillerman - St. Louis, MO

“Gary, you were good co-worker and a better friend. I'll miss geeking out with you over the latest computer and photo equipment, talking about photos...Read More »
44 of 45 | Posted by: David Carson - St. Louis, MO

“My condolences to Gary's family. Gary was a friendly coworker and always helpful when I needed his assistance. ”
45 of 45 | Posted by: Phil Sutin - Olivette, MO

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Gary Lee Bohn, 63, passed away on Thursday, September 3, 2015. Beloved husband of Patricia Donohoo Bohn for 34 years; devoted father to Robyn and Rachel Bohn; dear son of Mary Jane Bohn and the late Clarence Bohn; dear brother of Judy (Chuck) Hoffmann; cherished son-in-law of Evelyn Donohoo and the late James M. Donohoo; dear brother-in-law of Christine (Alex McNamara) Donohoo, Terry (Rory Cooney) Donohoo; Daniel (Terri) Donohoo, Mary Hillow, Nancy (Michael Salsich) Donohoo, and the late James Donohoo Jr.; dear uncle, cousin, colleague and friend to many.
Gary enjoyed a 33-year career at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch as a photojournalist and IT specialist. Always behind the lens, he was an avid birder, nature lover, and "official noticer."
Service: Memorial Mass will be celebrated 10:00 am Friday, September 11 at St. Vincent Depaul Catholic Church, 1408 S 10th St. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Missouri Botanical Garden for the Shaw Nature Reserve.

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