Gary C. Baka
September 2, 1966 – July 4, 2018
GARY C. BAKA. After losing his valiant battle with cancer, Gary passed on Wednesday July 4th, 2018 at the age of 51. Gary was the cherished and beloved son of George and Dorothy (nee Gayer) Baka. Loving brother of George (Laurance) and Gregory . Precious nephew of John and Diana Gayer, Joseph and Carrol (deceased) Vauter and Richard (deceased) and Barbara Baka. Cousin and friend to many. Gary was a man of few words with a kind compassionate and loving heart. He had the eye and soul of a lovely free eagle and possessed a strong determination to live life on his own terms. His stoic and inner strength during his one year illness was more than remarkable. He had a smile that was like a bright ray of sunshine and it will be forever missed by those who knew him best. As was his wish services and burial were private. Final place of rest is at Acacia Memorial Park in Mayfield Hts. Ohio. A reception in Gary's honor will take place at Hilton Garden Inn, 700 Beta Dr. Mayfield Village, OH 44143 on Sunday July 8th from 12:00 to 3:00 PM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Gary's memory to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, OH 44119 or to the Seidman Cancer Center of University Hospitals, 11100 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, OH 44106. Many thanks to all the wonderful people who were in charge of Gary's case. Online guest book and condolences www.diciccoandsonsfh.com Arrangements by DiCICCO AND SONS FUNERAL HOME.
- Reception in Gary's honor Sunday, July 8, 2018
- Services and Burial-Private
Gary C. Baka
July 14, 2018
Gary was one of the first people that befriended me when my family moved to Pepper Pike in 6th grade. We were great friends through HS and College. Some of the fondest memories of those years include Gary. You'll be missed dear friend.
July 11, 2018
I remember Gary from a very young age in the late 1960s and orange school district. He was a friend, he was a companion, We shared life visions. I will cherish every memory that I have of him. Peace and love