Gary Meltzer

Gary Meltzer

Friday, December 9th, 1938 - Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Gary Meltzer 80, of Hilo. Passed away on October 9, 2019 at his home. He was born on December 9, 1938. He retired a lieutenant, and an arson investigator with the San Francisco Fire Department. Served 3 years in the US Navy. He was a grower of tropical plants and rare fruits. He was in multiple organizations focusing on plants, animals, and nature. His lifelong dream was to move to Hawaii, and he lived here for 19 years.

Gary is survived by spouse Thelma Meltzer of CA; daughters Katherine Meltzer of CA, daughter Ann (Joseph) Walls of CA.; Grandchildren Michael Walls, Sara Walls, Jamie Walls.

Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary Hilo.
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Elad Yrag

Posted at 07:59pm
was at airport for awhile with gary.
Always an interesting and great guy to work with.
another gary

John Dellinges

Posted at 03:01pm
Dear Meltzer Family,So sorry to learn of Garys passing,He was very good friend and fireman for many years old station 19 third and forth st in the city and later 4710 Arson Gary and assisted at the hunters point explosion fire some 20 + years ago I remember helping him at the house in Redwood City.God Bless. john dellinges

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