Terry Cassity, 72, a resident of Boise, passed away September 6, 2021.
Terry was an Army veteran and retired from the Veterans Administration as a Director of Residential Substance Abuse Treatment.
Terry was an ardent advocate for veterans and the treatment of veterans in his private practice and personal dealings.
Terry was a people person who participated in many small group gatherings. A motorcycle rider, jeep rock crawler, kayaker, and bicyclist Terry loved adventure and the outdoors. His wife Patty survives him.
A memorial service is deferred due to COVID concerns. Donations may be made to Hospice in Terry’s memory.
Arrangements are under the direction of Bowman Funeral Parlor of Garden City.
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Chris and Diane Cassity saysSeptember 8, 2021 at 8:09 am
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family . Always enjoyed talking and seeing Uncle Terry and Aunt Pat and we have all the great memories to keep him in our thoughts .He will be missed a lot by all of us .
Rosemary Cassity & Family saysSeptember 8, 2021 at 5:33 pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family , Always loved to see him and talk to him ,, 🙏❤
Pamela O'Connor Smith saysSeptember 10, 2021 at 12:21 pm
Terry was a wonderful asset to the Boise VA hospital, outpatient department & substance abuse program. His caring concern for all Veterans & their friends, & the VA staff was always there. I will miss him!
Jan Gieselman saysSeptember 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm
I had the pleasure of knowing Terry through work at the Boise VA. His obituary states it well- he was an ardent advocate of veterans and a respected colleague. My sincere sympathy to his family and loved ones.
Dave Mueller saysSeptember 12, 2021 at 11:35 am
My friend of nearly 50 years was a man of many stories, many faces, and many adventures. I had the privilege of his caring friendship through many ups and downs in our lives. He was a professional in his service to Veterans and his advocacy for them. . He was one of only a hand full of men I have ever met that truly had empathy and the ability to express his emotional depth. I loved Terry and he leaves a big whole in my heart.
Terry Tipton saysSeptember 13, 2021 at 7:52 am
As strange as it may sound, Terry and I met through Craig’s list, as he was looking for a fellow retired M/C rider. We hit it off instantly and become good friends. Terry (or Doc) as we started calling him, began coming to our retired law enforcement coffee group. We all shared many a story and laugh with him. R.I.P. Doc. My condolences to Pat.
Mari D saysSeptember 14, 2021 at 10:25 am
I will miss you my friend but will remember how we talked and laughed. A man of true compassion and strength. To Pat whom I have never met, I am so verry sorry for your loss. Thank you for sharing him in his counseling capacity. May he now Rest In Peace.
Nick saysSeptember 21, 2021 at 10:09 pm
Terry and I went to college at BSU at the same time. We also worked at the Y during those years. He often had a smiling smirch on his face and was always a great friend. We once painted a court at the Y with a very toxic paint. I painted over his hand by mistake and he spun the roller in my face. It took more time cleaning up the mess then it did painting. Another time, He went to play his first game of racquetball. His first swing took out a chunk of his own forehead and it was off to the emergency room for stitches. He will be missed. Condolences to his family.
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