Gary W. Whiteman
- Born: Cir 1951, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
- Died: 6 Sep 1971 at age 20
- Buried: Glenwood Memorial Park, Marple, Broomall, Delaware Co., PA
From the Delaware County Daily Times, Chestee Co., Pennsylvania dated Wednesday Sept 8, 1971
Funeral services for Gary W. Whiteman, 20, 85 Lawrence Road, Marple, were 2 p. m. today at the Donald A. Gibson Funeral Home, Lawrence and Sproul Roads, Marple. Burial was in Glenwood Memorial P a r k, Marple.
Mr. Whiteman, son of Edward and Jean Hagen Whiteman, died Monday at his home. A victim of muscular dystrophy since he was 5-years-old, he was watching the Jerry Lewis Telethon when his death occurred.
Born in Bryn Mawr, he grew up in Broomall; attended Old Forge School in Middletown, and graduated, in June, 1970, from Marple Newtown High School.
Thirteen poems written by him were published in the County Leader, a Newtown weekly publication.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a sister, Gail, at home, and his maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Hagen of Manoa, Haverford Township.