Dean L. Gardner, age 48, died unexpectedly Sunday, December 31, 2017. He was born in Augusta, ME on October 4, 1969 the son of Fred L. and Arlene M. (Glazier) Gardner.
Mr. Gardner was a 1987 graduate of Cony High School. He then went to The Gunnery in Washington, CT for a year of Prep School, then to the University of Southern Maine in Gorham, graduating in 1992.
He had been employed by Maranacook Community School for over 10 years. He previously taught at: Medomak, Messalonskee, New Hampton (NH) Prep School and Cony North.
His passions included playing ice hockey from the age of seven until recently and spending time with family at their camp in Dennysville.
Mr. Gardner was pre-deceased by his father, Fred L. Gardner and a sister, Donna Soldan.
He is survived by his son, Loren M. Gardner of Auburn; his mother, Arlene M. (Glazier) Gardner of Augusta; three sisters: Diane L. Ouellette and her husband Don of Wells, Debra K. McMahon and her husband Tom of Augusta and Darlene L. St. Hilaire and her companion Patrick Griffin of Freeport as well as several nieces, nephews, cousins and his beloved chocolate Lab, Lou.
A private service will be held at a later date.
Those who desire may make donations in Dean’s memory to: Skating Association of Maine, PO Box 5663, Augusta, ME, 04332.