Lt. Garry Alting has died, according to a statement posted online on July. 1, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.,
It is with heavy hearts that we endure the loss of Lt. Garry Alting, who passed away last night during a medical…
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Natalie Asaurus Wrote
Truly heartbreaking. Such a truly good man. Sincerest condolences to his family. Such a loss for all that knew him.
Nikki Morris Wrote
I will always remember Garry’s laugh and his sense of humor. He was great to work with and I always admired his upbeat attitude. Sending my best to his family and the APD family. What a terrible loss.
Char Souleret Patterson Wrote
A huge loss to your APD. Our heartfelt sympathy and prayers to your department and to his family. His smile and kindness will be missed by many. A true blessing to the Ashland Community.
The City of Wooster Wrote
Those who touch our lives stay in our hearts forever.
Sending our love to the Alting family, the APD family, and the community of Ashland as you grieve this sudden loss and remember the life of Lt. Garry Alting.
Jackie Arnholt Dietsch Wrote
My deepest sympathy to Garry’s Family and Friends. He was and Exceptional Man and I am honored to have known him. Prayers for Peace and Healing to all suffering from this loss.
Chip Poland Wrote
Really sad news. Terrible loss of a great man. Prayers for his family, both had me and work. RIP Lt. and thank you for your dedicated service to out community.
Stacey Kitts Wells Wrote
Wow so hard to believe….prayers to his fellow friends at the dept, his family as well as loved ones and friends he made on the outside….
Thank you for your service to the APD
Karen Kellogg Wrote
I am shocked and saddened. A tremendous loss to the Ashland Community. We will be praying for his family and dear friends at APD.
Duane Fishpaw Wrote
What a terrible loss to our community, his family, friends, and fellow officers. RIP Garry, gone but always remembered as one of our best.
Heather Hartsel Wrote
So sorry for this loss. I knew Garry when he first started at APD. I was a newbie in the dispatch office. I send prayers for his family & the department.
Rhonda Moore Wrote
So sorry for your loss he was a great police officer and ADP will surely feel the loss as he family will…God Bless all of you through this trying time
Wanda Tolliver Wrote
This is heartbreaking! He was a great person and officer. He’ll be missed so much!
Becky Trukovich Baldauf Wrote
So very sad. Gary was one of the good ones gone way too soon. My thoughts and prayers for the whole family. His grandmother Trudy was so very proud of him!
Roxanne Brock Wrote
Thank you for your service. You will be missed! Prayers for family, friends and fellow officers. May the Lord cover you all at this time of loss.
RoscoeandBetty Bair Wrote
Prayers & Love to all of Ashland LEO for your loss. I will miss him so much. My last words to him and Sherri were “I’m her shield” May God give you all comfort.
Tammy Warner Wrote
I am so sorry for the passing of this wonderful officer. My deepest condolences to All
CaSondra Dingus Edwards Wrote
Sending prayers! This is incredibly sad! One of my favorite customers when I worked at Dunkin what a kind man he was! He will be missed by many
Andrew Hyde Wrote
One of the most polite, dedicated, honest, and devoted officers I have had the pleasure to work with in my career. This news came as a shock. I’m so sorry for his friends, fellow officers, and family that are hit with this news. Enjoy your rewards in heaven, old friend!!
David Donatini Wrote
So sorry! What a great guy and public servant. His passing is a great loss to our community. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to his family and his brothers and sisters in law enforcement.
Julie Kumpik Wrote
My prayers go out to his family, friends, and fellow officers. Our community has lost a truly great man.
Timothy Sturgill Wrote
I was working on a building in Ashland a couple years ago and he was called out next door on a domestic call, i had the pleasure to speak with him, and joke around. He was so kind and proud to be an officer.Rest easy hero
Andrea Conley Wrote
Sending prayers and hugs to his family, friends and coworkers.
Mr. Alting was such an amazing man with a wonderful smile. He will be deeply missed by everyone in the community.
Deanne McKee Wrote
Officer Alting was an exemplary officer. Prayers for his family and his police family during this time of heartbreaking loss.
So very sorry to hear about the loss of Lt. Garry Alting. He was a great officer!! Prayers going out to his family and friends both in blood and blue. Thank you for your service. You will be greatly missed.
Ashland Board Wrote
Gary was part of the County’s Suicide Prevention Coalition and understood the important impact of trauma on fellow officers and members of the community. He always had such a positive disposition and lifted those around him.