East Lawn Palms Mortuary & Cemetery

5801 East Grant Road, Tucson, AZ


Gus Peter Lazary

January 18, 1926November 30, 2019

Gus Peter Lazary Age 93 passed on November 30, 2019. Born in Rochester, NY in 1926, Gus was a well known restauranteur with his late brother Mike. Gus is survived by his wife Helen, sister Mary Copoulos, sister-in-law Jeanette, children Peter, James, and Katherine, grandchildren Stephen Veals (Laura) and Peter Veals (Elizabeth) and nieces and nephews. He recently celebrated his 69th wedding anniversary! Gus was a WWII veteran having served in the Army Air Corp as a waist gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress aircraft. He spent countless hours volunteering at the Greek Orthodox church (Rochester and Tucson), Boy Scouts of America, Irondequoit Ambulance, Rochester Rotary Club and Pima Air & Space Museum after retiring to Tucson in 1995. Visitation will be held December 4, 2019 from 5-7pm followed by a Trisagion service at East Lawn Palm Mortuary Chapel, 5801 E. Grant Road in Tucson. A funeral and graveside service will be held on December 5, 2019, 10am at East Lawn Palm Mortuary Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pima Air & Space Museum at: 6000 Valencia Road, Tucson, AZ 85756.


  • Visitation Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • Prayer Service Wednesday, December 4, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, December 5, 2019
  • Graveside Service Thursday, December 5, 2019


Gus Peter Lazary

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Barbara Anaya

December 10, 2019

Sorry for your loss.
Gus was always a kind and gentle man. I’ll never will forget how caring he was to always visit with my Dad Jim Anthros in his last year when no others would.
I’m sure Gus and Jim will once again enjoy each other’s time together
With love and prayers
Barbara and Danny

Jim Giordano

December 5, 2019

Your time with us is over
Your purpose here is complete
May your soul find peace and joy
With loved ones gone before.
You will be missed and remembered fondly.