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Art Gillis, fastpitch icon passes away

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

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Gillis, Arthur 4/12/1925 – 12/30/2014 Saginaw, Michigan Passed away December 30, 2014, Age 89 years. Art was born April 12, 1925 in Saginaw, Michigan and grew up in Plymouth, Michigan. He returned to Saginaw shortly after high school. He married Janet Dougherty, October 16, 1954. She passed away March 26, 2001.

Art was the owner of Gillis Locker, for many years the largest installer of lockers and shelving in the United States. He also owned the Saginaw Bolters Men’s fastpitch softball team, which won the 1979 ISC World Championship.

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