Gary Lefebvre was born in Australia with an Australian Mother and American father. Raised in the Bronx, New York, he got married and moved to Long Island where they raised two boys.
He attended Graduate School at Queens College of the City University of New York, served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and joined the New York Police Department. After the Police Academy, Gary was recruited to the elite Tactical Patrol Force consisting of all ex-military personnel. Gary was awarded 42 medals for valor and exceptional police work, and worked on the infamous "Son of Sam" case.
Gary has participated in four Ironman Triathlons from New York to Florida, raced in more than 300 endurance and survival races, and is currently enrolled in the University of Florida's Master Naturalist Program.
Gary lives in Isles of Collier Preserve and is one of our newer volunteers, having served 194 hours. He is a proud member of Rookery Bay's Team OCEAN.