Gary Pelletier was born in 1942 and is one of 5 children born to Leonard J. and Mary Dufour Pelletier of St. Francis. He was brought up in the St. Pamphile area and attended the St. Agatha Convent for a couple of years. His family moved to the Allagash area and he attended schools in Allagash and St. Francis. Gary married Linda and they have 4 sons and 1 daughter. Mr. Pelletier was a scaler for International Paper and he also followed in his father’s footsteps, his uncle Maynard’s footsteps to become a game warden in 1966. Mr. Pelletier retired in 1996 from the Game and Wildlife Department but he is still an avid collector and historian concerning the law enforcement branch.