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“Gary, I just received the news sitting at my desk of your passing and I am Deeplysaddened and shocked. I worked with you at Classic Design and when...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Tim Sadler - goodrich, MI

“I will always treasure the memories of the time Gary and I spent working together, walking our dogs, talking politics, and walking the Mackinaw...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Thomas Nofz - Warren, MI - Friend

“Gary and I were fellow Engineers on GM 360 Program in Moraine, Ohio in 2000/2001 and one day at lunch at Frisch's Big Boy, while was eating a fish...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Rod Kramer - Indianapolis, IN

“Gary's passing was a sad day at Classic Design. Gary was a respected leader and a great asset to the company. He was a pillar that many had to lean...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Mark Taormina - Rochester, MI

“Gary..I am still having a heck of a hard time accepting the fact..You are one of the coolest, calm, composed guy I had an opportunity to work with.....Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Bachu Amrit - Rochester Hills, MI

“Very sad to hear of Gary's passing.I had the pleasure of working with him for several years.One of the nicest guys you could ever meet.I learned a...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Motyka - Wales, MI

“Still in shock over Gary's passing. Thoughts and prayers going up for the whole Long family. Gary is one in a million.Steve Packard ”
7 of 13 | Posted by: Steven Packard - Coworker

“It's so hard to believe that you are gone. Like a flash. I never would have suspected that you would be leaving us so soon. I've only known you for 7...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Rigelhof - Sterling Heights, MI

“Gary was a blessing to my family. He will be dearly missed. He looked out for the underdog and guided them onto the correct path. We are so sad to...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Danielle Stone - Shelby Township, MI

“Gary, You set the Bar High for the rest of us Dad's and Grandpa's. I could only hope to be half of the Father andd Grandpa that I knew you were...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Bill LaFleur - Saint Clair Shores, MI

“So saddened by the passing of Gary. I have childhood memories of him. Thoughts & prayers are with all of you. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Sandy Ozella Donnelly

“Gary was one of the rare guys that had his priorities in life right. Family was the most important part of his life. He was always a good friend and...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Steve Victory - Brighton, MI

“Hard to believe that he is gone. I would look forward to seeing Gary and Bob at the gym and Gary would tell us about his weekend. Tulips in Holland....Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Michele Martin - Warren, MI


Gary Lee Long age 58. Died Suddenly September 7, 2017. Gary was born August 2, 1959 in Detroit to the late Marvin G. and the late Florine Long (nee Mutter). Gary was the youngest of Marvin and Florine's four children.

Gary worked as an Engineer in the Automotive industry, he worked his way up from the bottom to his current position. When he was not at work, he surrounded himself with his family. His family meant the world to him and in turn he meant the world to them. Gary was one of those people who was literally, always only a phone call away. If you called he came running to help with whatever you needed. Gary especially treasured the time spent with his 6 grandchildren. He was one of those Grandpa's that never missed a practice, rehearsal, play or game, he would move his calendar around to make sure he was always there.

Gary leaves to treasure his memory his wife of Margaret Ann.; his two daughters Sarah (Ryan) Stevenson and Stephanie (Fred) Wild; his 6 cherished grandchildren: Joey, Landon, Austin, Audrey, Harper and Ellie.and his three older siblings: Donna Jones, Bobby (Sue) Long and Ken (Virginia) Long.

Visitation Monday 3-9 pm at the D.S. Temrowski & Sons Funeral Home, 30009 Hoover Road at Common (12 1/2 Mile Road.

Funeral service Tuesday 10:00 am at the funeral home.

Interment will follow at Christian Memorial Cemetery in Rochester Hills.

Please share memories at Gary's memory book above.