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Gary Craig Mucklow

July 17, 1948 ~ September 16, 2019 (age 71)


SYRACUSE, NY-Gary Craig Mucklow, 71 passed away on Monday, September 16, 2019 at Anna’s family Type Home for Adults in Syracuse, NY.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, NY.

Gary was born on July 17, 1948 in Watertown NY to the late Wilford and Bertha Wilbur-Mucklow. Gary attended and graduated from Watertown High School, Jefferson Community College with an Associate degree in MathScience, Potsdam State University of New York with a Bachelor degree of Science in Chemistry, and Binghamton University with a Master of Science in Chemistry.

Gary served in The United States Army from 1968-1971. While in the Army he attended Missile and Munitions School where he received a Nike-Hercule Missile repair certification. He was honorably discharged.

Gary enjoyed chess and was president of the chess club at Jefferson Community College. He won The Fall Chess Tournament. He later went on to be the VicePresident of the chess club at Potsdam State University.

Gary received many accolades as an Analytical Chemist and Laboratory Teaching Assistant while in college.

Gary was an Associate Chemist for International Business Machines Corporation from 1980 to 1993. Most recently Gary was a Professor of Chemistry at Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY.

Gary is survived by a brother, William Mucklow, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania and a sister, Marian Mucklow Thomas, Hutchinson, Kansas and a brother, Rick Mucklow, Adams Center, New York. In addition he is survived by two nieces and three nephews. 

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