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Guyer E. Candy

Guyer E. Candy, age 85, of Allentown, died Friday, June 13, 2008 in Southern Ocean County Regional Hospital, NJ.
He was born in Tyrone, the son of Russell C. and Ethel Elder Candy.
He was married 57 years in February to his loving wife Jane C. (Dinger) Candy who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Cathryn (Gilbert M.) Gaul of Cherry Hill NJ and Rebecca (Robert) Kirn of Belleair Bluffs, Fl; four grandchildren, Gregory and Cary Gaul and Jana and Peter Kirn and a sister, Louise Matt of Glenn Miss, Pa. A sister, Jane Gross, preceded him in death.
Mr. Candy was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church, Allentown.
He was a graduate of Tyrone High School, class of 1940 and of Penn State University.
He retired in 1985 from the Morning Call newspaper as the director of administrative services and held a variety of positions during his 32 years there.
He was a veteran of World War II.
He was an avid Penn State football fan, often traveling with his wife to both home and away games in their motor home.
He was a dedicated jogger and helped the YMCA running club to expand, influencing many other members to start running.
A memorial service for Guyer E. Candy was held Friday, June 20, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Asbury United Methodist Church, Allentown.