Gary Manley, 50, formerly of Idyllwild, died Tuesday, July 22, 2008, in Punteranus, Costa Rica, following a short illness.

Born Feb. 11, 1958, Gary was the only son of Frank and Audrey Manley. He came to Idyllwild to care for his father, Frank.

While on the Hill, Gary was the owner of PolyTech Services. Gary loved his many years in Idyllwild where he made a wide range friends who became his family.

Gary’s smiling face will always be remembered and will stay in their hearts forever.

A gathering of friends is planned to remember Gary in mid-August. For more information or to send memories or condolences, e-mail [email protected].

Gary is survived by his wife, Maritza; two stepdaughters; and his lifelong friend, Jim Lindsey, all of Costa Rica. Gary also leaves behind one uncle, Gerry Manley of Vacaville, and four cousins.