Officer Memorial

Lieutenant Gary Kalisz

State Univeristy Police Officer - Stationed at University of Buffalo

Died on duty on December 16, 1989

Lieutenant Gary Kalisz died on duty on the UB North Campus on December 16, 1989. He suffered a heart attack while working in the police station. A lifelone resident of Buffalo, Kalisz was a graduate of Bishop Turner High School. He received an associate's degree from Erie Community College in 1970 and a bachelor's degree from Buffalo State College in 1972. After college, Kalisz attended the State Police training academy in Albany. He had been employed as a Univeristy public safety officer for 16 years. He was a member of the Buffalo Racing Pigeon Association and was associated with the Buffalo Police K-9 unit.