Bantam Optimists, Toronto Optimists, Optimists Alumni
1944 - 2006
Gary was a soprano player who started out in the Bantams. He marched with the Bantams until 1960. In the 1961 season he moved to the "Big Corps". Gary stayed with the Optimists until he aged out at the end of 1965.
When the Optimists Alumni was formed, Gary was one of the first to pick up a horn! It had been a great many years but he got his lip back in shape and, once again, played lead. When the Alumni Corps played "The Party's Over", Gary played the solo