Gary D. Lowe, 53, Davis, Illinois, passed away suddenly Sunday morning, April 6, 2014, due to complications following cancer treatments. \r\r\n\r\r\n Born August 18, 1960 in Rockford, Illinois, the son of Donald and Lois (Dahlgren) Lowe. Survivors include children, Zachary (Zak), Winona State University, Alexandra (Aly), Illinois State University and Theodor (Teddy); parents, Donald and Lois Lowe, Davis, Illinois; former wife, Kim Hartmann, Gurnee, Illinois; sisters, Peggy Clark, Durand, Illinois and Wendy (Bob Patterson), Ohio; brothers, Robert “Bob” (Camille) Lowe, Byron, Illinois and Donald “Donny” Lowe, Jr., Davis, Illinois; nieces and nephews, Amanda Clark, Carin, Colleen, Becca and Daniel Lowe, Dalton Lowe and Brandi Patterson-Legard. He attended Shirland Elementary School, moving to Durand in 1975. Graduated from Durand High School, Class of 1978. Graduated from Western Illinois University, Macomb in 1982 with a Bachelor of Business degree. He was a member of Phi Kappa Theta. He received a M.B.A. from DePaul University in Chicago. Graduated Walden University with a MSA in Project Management. He was a certified financial planner and para legal certified. Gary received his greatest joy from and took the most pride in coaching and watching sports with his three children. These sports included football, basketball, baseball, softball, lacrosse, floor hockey, track, golf, fencing, Tae Kwon Do, volleyball and motorcycling. \r\r\n\r\r\n Memorial services will be held at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, April 9, 2014 in Shirland United Methodist Church, 8030 North Street, Shirland, Illinois with Reverend Roland Harkleroad officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will be held at the church from 3:30 p.m., until time of service Wednesday. McCorkle Funeral Home, 101 Main Street, Durand, Illinois assisted the family.