May 1950 – December 2021
Gary DiGrazia Sr. of Turlock, CA passed unexpectedly on December 20, 2021 at the age of 71. The family
is deeply saddened by his death. Gary passed having been able to express his love and in the presence of
those he loved most. Gary was born on May 14, 1950 to Alfred and Virginia DiGrazia. He attended San
Lorenzo High School and lived in San Lorenzo, CA most of his life.
Gary was an accomplished and celebrated realtor for over 40 years. He was a professional advisor, a
best-selling author and mentor to so many in his field. Gary was passionate about his career and adored
those he worked so closely with.
Gary was a lover of all things music, played multiple instruments, and was a recording artist with his
band of many years La Ventana. Gary also coached basketball at many levels to hundreds of young
athletes. He enjoyed coaching his children and grandchildren most.
Gary is survived by his wife of 47 years Theresa DiGrazia, his three children Dan DiGrazia, Gary DiGrazia
Jr. and Treena Estrada, and each of their spouses Jayme, Melissa and Jesse. He loved all five of his
grandchildren, Deanna, Abigail, Giovanni, Vincent, and Sonny, as well as his extended family and
abundance of friends.
Anybody who knew Gary was touched by his faithfulness to his family. To Gary,
Family was everything. His devotion to his wife of 47 years is the purest example of love and something
to be admired.
Gary DiGrazia Sr. – Husband, Father, Coach, Mentor, and friend. His celebration of life will be announced
Please help us honor his memory with contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.