Gary Edwin Butterfield, of Bath, MI, passed away April 8, 2018, at the age of 64. He was born October 14, 1953, in Pontiac, MI. Gary was a 1971 graduate of Waverly High School. He graduated from Michigan State University and received Master’s degrees from Johns Hopkins University and the University of Michigan. He worked for the DEQ for the state of Michigan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Lois Butterfield. He is survived by his sisters, Susan (Jeffrey) Dufon and Nancy (Craig) Jaglowski, along with nephews Joshua (Mary) Dufon, Thomas Dufon, Jefferson Jaglowski, and Robert (Katie) Jaglowski, niece Jackie (Adam) Witters, and his great-nieces and nephews.
Gary enjoyed biking, running, hunting, MSU hockey, basketball and football, and following the Lugnuts, Red Wings and Tigers.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. His family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.