Gary A. Fallgren passed away on August 6, 2021. Born April 17, 1935 in Spokane, WA to Waldemar and Sarah Marie Fallgren. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Donald and Gerald and sister Patti. He is survived by his wife Tricia, sisters Pegge Stratton and Jean Barrington; son Jeff and wife Nancy Fallgren, son Steve and wife Phuong Fallgren, daughter Susan VanNort and husband Jason; as well as grandchildren Kristina, Ryan, Kaylee and Victoria. Also survived by stepson Jordan and wife Pasita French, stepdaughter Jennifer and husband Todd Hansen and step-grandchildren Andrew, Julia, Anneliese and Joshua; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Gary’s first job was with Great Northern Railway in Hillyard. He worked for the Spokane Police Department for 29 years (1960-1989). As a detective, Gary completed the U.S. Secret Service Questioned Document Course. Gary had the ability to put a smile on anyone’s face with witty jokes and countless puns.
A private memorial will be held for the family. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hennessey Valley Funeral Home. To share memories of Gary or leave condolences, visit his Tribute Wall.
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