Death: Gary William Rafferty Died After A Long Battle Cancer Complications – Gary William Rafferty, 76, died in a hospital on March 25, 2022, after a long battle with cancer. Gary Rafferty was born in Great Falls, Montana, on October 12, 1945, to Lawrence and Isabel (Dykhoff) Rafferty. Gary attended Great Falls High School and graduated in 1963.
According to krtv.com, He entered the US Army after high school and served for three years, including in Vietnam during the conflict. He went to a trade school and worked in electronic repair after his Army duty. Gary married Debbie Skoog in 1973. Brandy and Jennifer, their two daughters, were born and reared in Great Falls. In 1991, they divorced.
Gary had a variety of jobs during his life, one of which required him to use his guitar skills. For many years, Steve shared his talent with the Great Falls community by playing lead guitar in the Juke Box Band. He also worked for The Source and White’s Refrigeration in electronic repair. Gary worked as a communication professional for Benefis Health System from 1991 to 2012.