Gary Philippet | 2007 | Obituary

Gary Philippet
Gary Philippet

January 17, 2007

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Gary Philippet aka Gary Phillips passed away at his home on January 17, 2007. Born in San Francisco in 1947, Gary’s life was an expression of his creative heart and vision. His background as a musician put him on the stage with Sonny and Cher, John Cippolina, Greg Khin, Patti Smith, Journey, Rick Springfield, the Rolling Stones and in the recording studio with numerous others. From 1985 on, he joined Penrith Farms in the business of raising at-risk adolescents and developed his strong love for farming. Gary’s heart-felt charismatic style had an uplifting and inspiring influence on all whose lives touched his. He is deepley missed by his mother Evelyn Philippet, his nieces and nephews, Santee Brewster, Savoy Brewster, Logan Brewster and Liam Chelam, and his sister and brother-in-law, Sherry and Jim Brewster and countless friends. He is preceded in passing by his father, Ellis Philippet. A private memorial service is planned for the Spring. Arrangements were made by Sherman-Knapp Funeral Home and Crematory in Newport, Washington. Family and friends are welcome to sign the online guest book at
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