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About Gary Stritesky


Born and raised in Silver Lake, Minnesota, Gary Stritesky attended Silver Lake High School where he participated in football, basketball, track and baseball. He then attended St. Cloud State University and also trained at Brooks Barber School which ignited a 14-year career as a barber. He also participated in a real estate program at Anoka-Ramsey Community College.   He currently works as a school bus driver and carpenter. He recently built a six-unit townhome complex for senior citizens in Silver Lake, Minnesota. He was previously in the military, stationed in Vietnam for eight months in 1971.   Stritesky currently resides in Ramsey, Minnesota with his wife of 34 years, Diane. They have four children, Aaron, Alison, Leah and Kara and two grandchildren. Stritesky's birth date is September 16, 1951.  Gary was eliminated in episode 4 for medical reasons.


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News Articles about Survivor Fiji contestant Gary Stritesky


Hutchinson Leader 5/9/07 ‘Papa Smurf’ returns for ‘Survivor’ finale

Hutchinson Leader 4/12/07 Pig snouts reminded Papa Smurf of home cookin'

TV Guide 3/8/07 Is "Papa Smurf" Feeling Blue About His Survivor Exit?

Reality TV World 3/7/07 Gary 'Papa Smurf' Stritesky left 'Survivor: Fiji' due to allergic reaction

TV Cocktail 3/6/07 Survivor Fiji Talk with Castoffs Gary and Liliana

Reality News Online 3/2/07 “It Was a Heck of a Ride!” – An Interview with Survivor: Fiji’s Gary 3/2/07 Gary Smurfs It In

Pioneer Press 3/2/07 'Papa Smurf' in good shape after leaving 'Survivor'

Pioneer Press 2/16/07 Stritesky seldom seen

Star News 2/13/07 Round one: Stritesky survives

WCCO 2/8/07 Meet The 'Survivor' Contestant From Ramsey

Tower Timberjay News 2/2/07 Ely summer resident hits Survivor Fiji TV show

Hutchinson Leader 2/1/07 Silver Lake native takes on "Survivor: Fiji"

Celebrity Spider 1/14/07 CBS Announces 19 New Castaways for Survivor Fiji

WCCO 1/12/07 Minn. School Bus Driver On 'Survivor: Fiji'

Pioneer Press 1/12/07 Ramsey man is on next 'Survivor'


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