Gary “The Candy Man” Reiff, 63, of North Port, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013.
He was born May 2, 1950, in Chicago, Ill., and moved to this area 23 years ago from Chicago.
Gary was employed by McClain’s Gourmet Foods in Sarasota, Fla. He enjoyed golfing and had to two holes-in-one; he also enjoyed bowling.
Gary is survived by his longtime companion and best friend, Suzan Thompson; mother, Shirley Poe of Gurnee, Ill.; sister, Laurie (Randy) Feltner of Wauconda, Ill.; niece, Carrie (Andrew) Starka of Lake Zurick, Ill.; and nephew, Brian Feltner of Wauconda.
Memorial services will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at Edgewater United Methodist Church in Port Charlotte, Fla. Memorial donations may be made in Gary’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 992 Tamiami Trail, Unit C-2, Port Charlotte, FL 33954.
Arrangements were made in Port Charlotte.