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Gary David Underwood

October 21, 1947 — August 4, 2018

Gary David Underwood

Private Family Services to be held at a later date.

Gary D. Underwood passed away on August 4, 2018 surrounded by family, friends and love. Born on October 21, 1947, he lived life to the fullest. He was a skydiver, skin diver and trapeze flyer. He brought joy and enthusiasm to everything he did and to everyone he met.

After graduating from the University of Tulsa Law School in 1978, Gary practiced family law for almost 40 years.  He vigorously represented his clients and always took time to provide them with compassion and understanding during the most difficult of times. His clients remained life-long friends.

Gary had a passion for politics, social justice and the environment.  He was a delegate to the 1980 Democratic Convention and served two terms as Chairman of the Tulsa County Democratic Party.  In 1984, he brought Walter Mondale and Geraldine Ferraro to Tulsa for a fundraiser.  It was a monumental event to have the first woman to run for a National Political Office in Tulsa with the Democratic Nominee for President.

Gary loved vacations and was constantly planning the next one.  He traveled the world with a special fondness for the Caribbean Beaches.  His love for vacations was only exceeded by his infinite and eternal love for family and friends. He will be missed by many and never forgotten.

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