January 9, 2019
A few days before Christmas I received some saddening news about the death of a longtime friend in Wyoming.
In my time knowing Garry Gouger he was a co-worker who I would later work directly for. He was a mentor and someone who always made me laugh even if I was having the worst of days. He had no filter, a huge heart, and showed me that work should be fun not a horrible place you dread going to.
I first met Garry when I was a hired as a full-time reporter at the daily newspaper in my hometown. He was the head of the advertising department but made sure he was one of the first to introduce...