Garey Williams Death – Cause of Death: Drummer and educator, Garey Williams passed unexpectedly on Tuesday, December 7.
Garey is remembered as an amazing teacher, mentor, husband, father, grandfather and brother. “He had such a huge heart and tried his best everyday to become a better version of himself.”
On Friday, Wizdom Media Publications where Garey was an author shared the news of his death via official Facebook page. “We are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Garey Williams,” the organisation shared. “Garey was a great drummer, a dedicated drum teacher, one of our Wizdom authors, and most importantly a dear friend.”
The announcement of Garey’s was followed by heartfelt tributes and condolences. He will be missed.
“Another huge loss to the music community, and to the greater Ellensburg legend contingent,” Seth Garrido wrote. “Great drummer and educator Garey Williams passed unexpectedly last night. I was lucky enough to play in a big band that Garey led in my first few years at Central.”
“Garey was a consummate teacher, as the drumming of several of the best players I’ve ever played with would show you. He’s left a great amount writing and lecturing about rhythm for us all to share and use. Huge love and sympathy to Garey’s family and his close friends.”