Mark Stewart Gates, 70, passed away at Burlington Health & Rehab on Tuesday December 15, 2020. He was born on December 5, 1950 in Burlington son of the late Rex and Dorothy (Stewart) Gates.
Mark worked and lived most of his life on Gates Farm, his family’s dairy farm, in Cambridge Vermont. Mark loved music, and was an incredible guitarist. He loved working on cars, motors, and drag racing. He was a very loving father, husband, and friend. He will be missed dearly, and never forgotten.
Mark is survived by his daughters Hanna Pease and Sara Gates, grandson Stanley Pease, brothers David and Tory Gates, sister Susan Wieferich, and many, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service in Mark’s memory will be held next year when the current restrictions are lifted and time allows. Memorial contributions in Mark’s memory may be made to the Fender Music Foundation. The family invites you to share your memories and condolences by visiting awrfh.com.