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Richard B. Gammon
(04-25-1934 - 07-04-2020)

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 Richard B. Gammon, 86, of Elgin, passed away on July 4, 2020 in his home. He was born on April 25, 1934 in Quincy, MA the son of George and Valerie (Shea) Gammon. Richard was the Founder and President of Health Data Systems for many years prior to retirement. He was an avid golfer and member of Elgin Country Club.

Survivors include his 3 children: Karen (Greg) Laurenzana, William (Colleen) Gammon and Don (Genean) Halpaus; grandchildren: Gregory “GW”, Nicholas (Rebecca), Michael, Matthew (Karel), and Kathryn Laurenzana, William and Michael Gammon, Jennifer (Adam) Gentry, Kathleen, DJ (Christine) Halpaus; great grandchildren: Alex, Elijah, Jayce, Ethan, and Ezra; a daughter-in-law: Robin Halpaus; two sisters: Valerie Jane Carpenter and Sandra Bressman, two sister-in-laws: Frances (Michael) Cole and Virginia (Jerry) Craig; a brother-in-law: Larry Krueger; along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Delores F. Gammon in 2018; and his brother: George “Pete” W. Gammon.

Memorial service will be held on Friday July 10, 2020 at 7:00pm, at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, with visitation from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the funeral home. IN lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, ESO Encore Society, 20 DuPage Court, Elgin IL 60120, 847-888-0404. For information 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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