Gary Frederick Briegel
BRIEGEL, GARY FREDERICK - 80 October 4th, 2016, died peacefully in his sleep in Superior,
AZ. Born June 7, 1936 in Ann Arbor, Michigan to Carl and Ina (Brumbaugh) Briegel. Married
October 12, 1962 to Dixie Lee (Peterson), she survives, along with their four children, Brant
(Michelle Rush), Bryan (Lisa Montini), Victoria Eisenbeiser (Kurt), Clay (Patrice Stewart),
seven grandchildren Brianna, Logan, Megan, Courtney, Alanna, Benjamin and Adam, a
sister Judy Keene, many cousins and several nieces and nephews.
Gary attended Perry Nursery School, Mack Elementary, Slauson Jr High, Ann Arbor High,
Eastern Michigan University, the University of Michigan, and Lawrence Tech, he served in the
U S Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict, was employed as a mechanical engineer, retiring
from Ingersoll Rand in 1997. A gifted designer and builder, he loved downtown A2, music, art,
concerts, museums, traveling the world, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, and volunteering in his
community, Superior AZ. In accordance with his wishes there will be no services. Cremation
has taken place. Memorial Donations may be made to Habitat for Humanity.