Gary Robert Stauffer: Died 04/14/2016

Gary Robert Stauffer

Amity, MO….. Gary Robert Stauffer , age 63 was born in Newton, KS January 15, 1953 the son of Mahlon Roy and Betty Stauffer, passed away on April 14, 2016 at his home in Amity.

On March 4, 1984 in Hiawatha, KS, Gary and Clara Louise Peters were united in marriage. Gary was a School Bus Driver for Maysville R-1 Schools for over 11 years. He loved mushroom hunting, fishing, and practical jokes. Gary was a passionate, determined advocate for abused children, adults, and animals. He is best known for being a Guardian Angel and helped anyone in need. Long before Gary was diagnosed with his illness, he was actively seeking to help those with cancer and other illnesses with alternative methods. Some credit Gary with saving their lives with his knowledge of juicing and other alternative methods of treatment. Gary also most recently was advocating for the legalization of medical marijuana for it’s known benefits for pain relief and he strongly believed cannabis has possible curative properties for some cancers and other illnesses.

Gary is preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife Louise of the home; daughter, Tabitha Stauffer of the home; brother, Gregg Stauffer, mother-in-law, Wilma Peters; four brother-in-laws; three sister-in-laws; and several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Graveside services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 16, 2016 at Amity Cemetery, Amity, MO. Visitation: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.Friday at Turner Family Funeral Home of Maysville. Memorial contributions: We ask you support Gary’s dream of helping those with cancer and other illnesses by supporting the legalization of medical marijuana in Missouri. Information on the initiative along with methods of contribution can be found at

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One Response to “Gary Robert Stauffer: Died 04/14/2016”

  1. Ann Lasater April 15, 2016 at 10:00 pm #

    Gary and I had extensive conversations about homeopathic medicine, juicing, and gardening. He had an amazing soul. He was a smart guy with lots of knowledge. I’ll carry many tidbits you gave me while I’m still kicking the dirt here on earth. RIP my friend!

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