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Gary Hitoshi Mayeda

July 7, 1948 ~ January 14, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Gary Mayeda Obituary

Gary was born in Denver, CO to Johnny & Betty Mayeda, their firstborn.  He was raised in Longmont, CO and went to schools in Mead and Longmont.  He graduated from Longmont High School in 1966 and then attended the University of Colorado.  He helped in the family business in Longmont, Mayeda Farms owned by dad Johnny and Uncle George Mayeda, since he was very young.  He remained on the farm and eventually took over Johnny’s role and partnered with Uncle George.  Due to the agricultural economy and after nearly 3 generations, the farm was sold.  Gary was a vegetable farmer most of his life and since farming was his passion, he continued by helping the Dick Tanaka Farms.

His is survived by brother Dick Mayeda of Arvada, CO, sister Naomi Mayeda of Westminster, CO, nephew Kyle Mayeda (Latisha) of Erie, CO and niece Stacey Mayeda (Robert) of Lochbuie, CO, great nieces & nephew-Hailey, Amaya, Jeremiah & Olivia, Auntie May Yamada and numerous cousins

He is preceded in death by his parents Johnny and Betty Mayeda, Chris Mayeda (Dick’s wife) and niece Jennifer Mayeda (Dick’s eldest).

He passed away due to complications of pneumonia on January 14, 2024. 

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Services

Memorial Service
Friday
February 2, 2024

1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Longmont Buddhist Temple
606 Pike Road
Longmont, CO 80501

Reception
Friday
February 2, 2024

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Longmont Buddhist Temple
606 Pike Road
Longmont, CO 80501

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