DUBOIS, Wyo. – Gary C. Gifford, 49, our beloved son and brother passed away Jan. 22, 2006. He worked as an independent carpenter for 32 years in Florida and Wyoming. He was a member of the Carpenter’s Union in Vero Beach, Fla. for 10 years. Gary loved the outside life, mountains, water and he always attended rendezvous. He loved to be around family and friends. He is survived by his beloved mother, Jalaine Beale of Fort Pierce, Fla.; his father, Charles Gifford of Bucksport; grandfather, Jerome Mott of Bucksport; his sister and best friend, Kim and her husband, Julian Rioseco and their son, Scott Lee Busick of Vero Beach, Fla.; one son, Cory Nye and his wife, Kara Gifford and their daughter, Katie Paige, of Childress, Texas; two daughters, Samantha Ann (Gifford) and her husband, Brian Ripley and their children, Evan and Cole, of Liberty; daughter, Lindsey Gifford and her daughter, Clowie Karen, of Miami Beach, Fla. He will be sadly and deeply missed by all including several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by one brother, Scott Allen Gifford; grandfather, Charles Nye; grandmothers, Georgia Gifford and Leona Mott; and stepfather, Richard Beale. The family offers many thanks to all the people who shared his life and wishes that he be kept in their hearts forever.