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Gary Stratton, II

February 23, 1970 - January 11, 2024
Kalamazoo, MI


Life Story / Obituary


A passionate soul, Gary dedicated his life to the art of gardening, achieving the esteemed title of master gardener. His green thumb led him to establish Proscapes, a landscaping business that blossomed under his care. Notably, he volunteered his time and talent to the beautification of Bronson Park, leaving an enduring mark on the community. Gary's love for the outdoors was profound; he seemed more at home in the open air than within four walls. Renowned for his selflessness, he was always the first to lend a helping hand, leaving behind a legacy of kindness and a garden of memories. Visit Gary's webpage at BetzlerLifeStory.com to archive favorite stories or photos, and sign his guestbook. Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, 6080 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900.