Thomas, Gerald Roy age 77 died peacefully in Scottsdale, Az. on July 2,2021. Gerry was born December 23, 1943 in Berwyn, Illinois and moved with family to Phoenix, Az in 1959. He graduated from Arizona State University in 1967, worked and lived in San Francisco for a couple of years before returning to live in Scottsdale, Az. Gerry worked for radio stations in the Phoenix area before working for Fox TV Chanel 10 as a station engineer for almost 30 years before retirement. Gerry is survived by his husband Jerry Palozie “the love of his life “ for over 50 years and brother Thomas Thomas. He is also survived by his niece (Sharon) and nephews (Scott, Dave, Mike, Raymond and Billy). He was preceded in death by father Rudolph Max Thomas, mother Martha Marie Kugel-Thomas and brother Ronald R. Thomas. A memorial service will be held Saturday July 24, 11am at Messinger Mortuary 7601 E. Indian School Rd, Scottsdale AZ. The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to the Ironwood Pig Sanctuary in Marana, AZ, as Gerry loved his adopted pot belly pigs.