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Gary Gocek was born June 27, 1958 near Syracuse, NY. He attended Liverpool, NY Central Schools (1963-1976). He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science in 1981 from the Rochester Institute of Technology where he lived on the acclaimed Computer Science House between 1977 and 1980. Gary is a professional software engineer, most recently focusing on the development of data driven, form-based and web-based applications for Microsoft Windows platforms. Gary offers several custom software titles. Gary is a longtime member of the Association for Computing Machinery. He has written book reviews for IEEE Computer and SIGCAS. Please contact Gary for details.
Gary is active at St. Luke's Episcopal Church. He was elected to the Liverpool Schools Fine Arts Hall of Fame in 2009. He received a scholarship in 2009 from the Polish Heritage Society of Rochester in recognition of his work on the PHSR web site. He received a volunteer award from the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra 1996. Gary was active with the Boy Scouts.
Gary is an amateur, lay theologian, and a blogger for the Democrat & Chronicle. He maintains his extensive family web site and contributes to various Wikis and Internet discussions. Visit the blogs, webcam, Dad's WWII history, Captain Kangaroo, Caroline Schlitt, movie and travel reviews, ticket scam resource center and Christian symbols page.
Gary is a folk music singer-songwriter, belongs to the Golden Link Folksinging Society, and is known in the Rochester acoustic scene. Gary and Sue like Paul McCartney and Bruce Springsteen. Gary visits this songwriter site and this songwriter site and has attended (6/99, 2/02, 2/03, 2/06, 2/11) SummerSongs. Gary has marched, instructed and volunteered with pageantry organizations. See my marching primer. Here are the lrics to Jabka, a polka.
Gary is married to Sue and has two sons, Greg and Dan. Also, two cats, Neddick and Libby.
Quotes and links:
The struggle itself towards the heights is enough to fill a man's heart. - Albert Camus, French-Algerian philosopher-author, c. 1942.
Art is not a thing; it is a way. - Elbert Hubbard, American author, c. 1900.
The obstacle is the path. - Zen proverb.
The software isn't finished until the last user is dead. - Unknown.
Godwin's Law. Jokes. Random. Magnetic Poetry® seen on our fridge: * pull up my little wedgey roughly * Dan is a gridiron champion * here be Gocek country * flood the symphony of mud mountain * burn not the ugly blister * dad is a tremendously fat huge pig eating dinosaur * stride through chocolate gardens, they shadow death as do my tremendous muscles
Gary Gocek and Joan Jett
Click to listen to Gary's recordings.
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The gang from the SummerSongs songwriting camp, 7/2/99
St. Luke's Youth Group at the World Trade Center in NYC, 12/9/00
Gary's prom date
Gary's RIT dorm room, 1979 (now the Computer Science House ARG room)