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HALEY, Gregory E.
HALEY, Gregory E. 56, died July 13, 2013, in Las Vegas, Nev. Greg was born July 6, 1957, in Eugene, Ore., he had been a resident of Las Vegas for 20 years. Greg was a 1975, graduate of Quartz Hill High School, where he participated in varsity football, track, and wrestling. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1978 to 1983, primarily as an aerial camera technician with an aerial reconnaissance squadron based at what was then the Miramar Naval Air Station, San Diego. After returning to the Antelope Valley as a free lance photographer, he became the chief photographer in May 1985, for a new weekly newspaper, The Valley News. A year later, when the paper ceased publication, he embarked on a career as a heavy equipment and crane operator and had been employed by the Dielco crane company in Las Vegas since March 1993, compiling an outstanding industrial safety record. His immediate survivors are his wife, Jullie (Gamby) of Las Vegas, Nev., daughters Deborah of Las Vegas, and Lisa Yount (Scott) of Grants Pass, Ore., and a son, Tom, also of Las Vegas. Other survivors include Greg's parents, Don and Donna Haley of Quartz Hill; two sisters, Stacey Green (Brent) of Bakersfield, Calif., and Caroline of Fresno, Calif.; a brother, Matthew of Quartz Hill; and two grandsons, Hunter and Ryder Yount of Grants Pass, Ore.; a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Jack and Dawn Orr, of Tehachapi; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Mike and Tammy Gamby of Fall Creek, Ore.; and mother-in-law Nancy McKay, also of Tehachapi. For many years Greg was associated with youth baseball and softball teams in Las Vegas, while also maintaining his interest in photography, history, and his love of reading. The memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 27, 2013, at the Eliopulos Center, 43404 30th St., West, Lancaster. Donations in Greg's memory can be made to the American Heart Association (www.heart.org).

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