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PASSAGES Chicago memorial service set for Gary Skala
2013-01-30

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As published in Windy City Times issue of Nov. 8, 2012, Gary Skala passed away unexpectedly at his late parents' home on Long Island, and the family held his funeral there Dec. 1.

A Chicago Memorial Service is being planned by friends. It will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, at 2 p.m., at Resurrection Lutheran Church, 3303 N. Seminary Ave. (Seminary Ave. is 1100 west) at the corner of W. School St. in Chicago. Gary loved church and supported the faith communities of Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), Dignity Chicago, and AGLO; therefore, representatives from each group will officiate and participate in the Memorial Service, and all are welcome.

Anyone who would like to make donations in lieu of flowers may do so to Gary's favorite charity, Sylvia's Place for Homeless Youth at MCC of New York, online at mccnycharities.org/donate.html or by mail to MCCNY Charities, Inc., 446 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018. MCCNY Charities, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, so all donations are tax-deductible. Please mark donations to "Sylvia's Place in Memory of Gary Skala."

Starting at 8 p.m. that same evening, there will be a "Celebration of Gary's Life" at Buck's Saloon, 3439 N. Halsted St., Chicago. This will be a no-host bar (please purchase your own beverages) with photos from Gary's life and a chance to share memories of him. Questions may go to Ken Keyser at 773-338-1127.

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