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Gary Lee Kamo

February 25, 1948~April 20, 2020

Gary Lee Kamo passed away on Monday, April 20, 2020 in Ontario, Oregon. Gary was born on February 25, 1948 in Ontario, Oregon. He was the second of three sons born to Tom and Kimi Kamo. Gary grew up in Vale, Oregon. He was described as taking after his mother being social, captivating and charismatic. Gary attended Vale High School where he excelled in football, wrestling and track. He was part of the 1964 State Championship football team and started on both sides of the ball. After graduating from high school, he attended college at Treasure Valley Community College (TVCC) where he participated in football, wrestling and track. During Gary’s sophomore year at TVCC, the football team was rated #3 in the nation where he was the starting fullback and was awarded Athlete . . .