Gary Lee Sasseen, of Bartlett, Tennessee, was born on June 6, 1944, in Detroit, Michigan, to parents Patti Nichols Sasseen and Lloyd G. Sasseen. On Friday, July 3, in Memphis, at the age of 76 years and 27 days, Gary celebrated his Independence Day from Cholangiocarcinoma Cancer. Gary was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd and Patti Sasseen; and sister, Sandra “Sandy” Sasseen Lankford. Gary is survived by his wife, Janice Ables Sasseen; brother, Michael Sasseen; sister, Gena Sasseen Rogers (Gary); nephew, Garrett Rogers (Chelsey), nieces, Gracen Rogers, Brandy Sasseen Gibson (Brandon), Lauren Sasseen Ratliff (Derrick); great-nieces, Alyssa Gibson, Avery Gibson, Hayden Ratliff, Abigail Ratliff; great-nephews, Austin Gibson, Hunter Ratliff and Lucas Ratliff. A private family ceremony will be held in Savannah, at Mt. Hermon Cemetery, with inurnment in the monument designed by Gary. Please consider sending a tribute/contribution for Gary to the research foundation and help eradicate this devastating cancer. Please log on to Cholangiocarcinoma. org and follow prompts.