Gary Allan Cazin, age 68, passed away Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018, at his home in Ivins, Utah. He was born May 15, 1950, on his mother’s 40th birthday, with his twin brother, Gordon, to Gerald Richard Cazin and Ethel Laurina Burdett Cazin. He married Ann Lamborn on July 25, 2001, in the Ogden, Utah Temple.
Gary grew up and attended school in Evanston. He was a member of the National Honor Society and graduated from Evanston High School in 1968.
Gary was a member of the Boy Scouts of America and the Order of the Arrow. Under the leadership of his father, he attained the rank of Eagle Scout.
He attended Arizona State University, where he was a member of an honor society and graduated Cum Laude in 1972 with a bachelor’s degree in history education. He then returned to Evanston to work in the family business. He was active in historic preservation in the Evanston area, where he met his future wife, Ann.
Gary enjoyed reading and traveling to Ace Hardware conventions, National Trust for Historic Preservation meetings and historical sites. He also liked playing chess and exploring different culinary adventures. One of those most recent adventures was a class he took on Egyptian street food at Dixie State University.
He was an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in many church positions. He especially liked indexing names for family history. The church was a central part of his life. Gary was known for his great generosity and friendliness.
He is survived by his wife, Ann, of Ivins, Utah; sister, Carol McCain of Jackson; brothers, Roger (Lonnie) and Gordon (Terrie), both of Evanston; in-laws, Don (Kelly) Lamborn of Kemmerer and Rod Lamborn of Salt Lake City. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Richard.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 5, in the Evanston South Stake Center, 632 Twin Ridge Ave., Evanston. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 4, at the Stake Center and Saturday prior to services from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Interment will take place in the Evanston City Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Evanston Urban Renewal Agency or RRINC at Evanston City Hall.