Gary J. Wiand


TORRINGTON – Memorial services for Gary J. Wiand, 58, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at All Saints Episcopal Church with Reverend Diane Carleton officiating. Gary died June 11, 2022 in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his loving family. Cremation has taken place. Memorials may be given to Goshen County Search and Rescue. Arrangements are by the Colyer Funeral Home and condolences may be sent to www.colyerfuneralhome.com. 

Gary was born May 23, 1964 in Alexandria, Virginia. His mother moved them to Torrington where he attended and graduated Torrington High School in 1982. He then attended Eastern Wyoming College where he earned an Associate of Arts Degree in criminal justice. He had a career in HVAC for over twenty-five years. He was an instructor in HVAC at Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, Colorado. He also was an online instructor in HVAC for City University of New York at LaGuardia Vocational School and at ECMC Education of Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

Gary loved the outdoors and working at the Western History Museum. He was a member of the American Criminal Justice Association and Lambda Alpha Epsilon. 

Gary is survived by his wife Jessica Wiand of Torrington; daughters Sidney Marie Wiand of Casper and Elizabeth Kelli Wiand of Salt Lake City, Utah; grandmother Charlotte Wiand of Torrington; uncle Ed Wiand of Jackson and close friends Thomas Eaton of Veteran and Terry France of Cheyenne. He was preceded in death by his mother Kay Wiand and his grandfather Roy Wiand. 

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