Gordie Varney was a loving, humble and hard-working man who made a lasting impression on every life he touched. Gordie had a natural ability running equipment which eventually led him to his true calling at CAL FIRE where he worked passionately for eleven years as a fire equipment operator. He took great pride in his profession and in making a difference in so many people’s lives. Gordie shared his passion with his son who is also an HFEO with CAL FIRE. Gordie passed away after a two-year battle with job-related colon cancer.
Gordie F. Varney
- CAL FIRE
- March 11, 2012
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