SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

November 18, 2013

Gregg E. Bassett, 54


Flagstaff, AZ — Gregg E. Bassett, 54, died unexpectedly on November 8, 2013, in Flagstaff, Ariz. He grew up in Beverly, graduating from Beverly High School, later attending Eastern Nazarene College in Quincy, studying theology and psychology. He was a medic in the National Guard from 1978 to 1986, with an Honorary discharge. His scope of employment was in human services, working with youth services, and later with adults with developmental disabilities in Tulsa, Okla. Four years ago, he moved to Flagstaff to live among the beautiful Rocky Mountains. He had currently been working for Quality Connections in Flagstaff.

He was the son of the late William E. Bassett and Nancy S. Bassett. He is survived by a son, Luke Bassett of Beverly; a sister, Claudia Hartley of Newburyport; two nephews, Jesse Hartley of Salem, and Colby Hartley of Newburyport; an aunt; uncle; and several cousins.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Coastal Connections, Inc. 35 Water St, Amersbury, MA 01913, which services adults with disabilities.