Gary Stephen Pretty, 50

Gary Stephen Pretty, 50, of Salisbury, Md., formerly of Westminster, Md., departed this life Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, after a long battle with cancer. He was born in Baltimore, Md., and was a graduate of Westminster High School.

Pretty was preceded in death by his grandparents, Cecil and Mary Hanson, Gordon and Nannie Hudgins and adoptive grandparents, Robert and Gertrude Pretty. He is survived by his parents, Robert and Frances Pretty of Selbyville, Del.; a daughter, Maggie Moran, who is serving in the Peace Corps in Romania; a son, Robert S. “Stu” Pretty II of Upperco, Md.; a sister, Beth Pretty and her husband Stephen Merkel of Chesterfield, Va.; a brother, Keith Pretty and his wife Sandy of Littlestown, Pa.; and devoted friend, Tammy Zale of Salisbury.

Funeral services were scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2008, with interment in Evergreen Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions may be made to the Bayside Chapel, 1000 Coastal Highway, Fenwick Island, DE 19944; or the charity of your choice.