Sept. 2, 1952 - Jan. 1, 2014
GARY PROCHNOW, 61, the retired Director of Industrial Sector Services & Organizing and Special Assistant to the International President, passed away Jan. 1, 2014. A resident of Surprise, Ariz., he is survived by his wife, Kathleen (Kay) Prochnow, eight children, two grandchildren, and two brothers.
An Army veteran, Gary earned a B.S. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin and was employed for 17 years with the National Labor Relations Board. He joined the Boilermakers in 1994 as an organizer.