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Gary Richard Travis

March 24, 1952 — June 28, 2023

Gary Richard Travis, 71, of La Porte, unexpectedly passed away on Wednesday, June 28, 2023 at Franciscan Health Michigan City.

Gary was born in La Porte, IN, on March 24, 1952 to Glenn and Teresa (Gould) Travis.

On November 12, 1971 in La Porte, IN, he married Vicki Steigely who survives.  Also surviving are his children, Dylan Travis of La Porte and Allison (Kelly) Burke of La Porte; 5 grandchildren, Bailey Travis of Muncie, Lillian and Charlie Burke of La Porte, and Farrah and Jackson Coddington of La Porte; siblings, Tom (Jayne) Travis, Kathy (David) Deneau, and Kristine Travis; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Gary was a behavioral psychologist for 40 years.  He earned his master's degree from Ball State University.

He was a member of the Beechwood Men's Club and the Michigan City F.O.P.  Gary enjoyed golfing, playing guitar, listening to music and woodworking, but his greatest joy was spending time with his family and friends.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2023 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

A time of visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 5, 2023  and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday at the funeral home.  Interment will take place at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the Jane Bernard Animal Adoption Center, 2855 West State Road 2, La Porte, IN 46350.

Condolences may be shared with the family online at www.cutlercares.com.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gary Richard Travis, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, July 6, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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Celebration of Life Memorial Service

Thursday, July 6, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

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Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center

2900 Monroe Street
La Porte, IN 46350

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