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Gary William Hill, 84, of Sugar Hill, GA, peacefully passed away on June 25th, 2023, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease and kidney failure.
Born in Montreal, Quebec to Charles Gerard Hill and Marjorie Helen McQuitty the family soon moved to Springfield, Massachusetts where Gary excelled early in sports and was an avid fisherman. He attended Wilbraham Academy and eventually finished high school at Springfield Technical High School. He excelled in both baseball and football while at Tech earning him many city and Western Mass awards. He eventually went on to attend Cornell University where he played on both the baseball and football teams. In 2011 he was inducted into the Springfield Public High Schools Sports Hall of Fame.
In 1960 he married his high school sweetheart and wife of 63 years Catherine Esther Isotti and together they would go on to have three children: Michael, Jeffrey, and Andrea. Gary had a long and successful career in the insurance industry working for The Hartford, Connecticut General and Cigna in underwriting and eventually sales. He earned his MBA from the University of Hartford. Gary loved to coach his sons in football and baseball and also coached his daughter’s softball team.
Gary was predeceased by his parents Charles and Marjorie along with his sister Judith. He leaves behind his wife Catherine, sons Michael and Jeffrey (Tracey), and his daughter Andrea along with three grandchildren, Katie, Madeline, and Seth. No services are scheduled at this time.
Georgia Cremation in Duluth is assisting the family.