Gary Shiesz

Was born in Bremerton in 1953 and graduated from Mount Tahoma High School in 1971, where he played junior varsity baseball and basketball. He joined the Tacoma Fire Deparmtnet in 1976 and retired as Deputy Chief in 2003.

Gary was a member of the Tacoma Firefighters from 1978-80, playing first base for the squad. He stays active hunting and fishing and enjoys traveling with his wife Johnette. The two live in rural Pierce County.