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Charles Gary Prentiss

Charles Gary Prentiss, museum director. Recipient Civic Improvement award Supervisory Control Of Program Execution, 1982, Craftsman Exhibit award Santa Cruz History Society, 1983. Served with United States Army Reserve, 1963-1969. Member American Association Museum.

Background

  • Prentiss, Charles Gary was born on June 29, 1942 in Astoria, Oregon, United States. Son of Donald Crane and Marian Caroline (Gary) Prentiss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Zoology, University California, 1966.

    Career

    • Curator, director Santa Cruz (California) City Museum, since 1969.

    Works

    • Editor: Fossils of Santa Cruz County, 1977.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Reserve, 1963-1969. Member American Association Museum.

    Connections

    • Married Dianne Ritner, June 18, 1966 (div. 1980); children: Carlos, Katherine. Married Nikki Silva, July 3, 1982.

      Children: Molly, Grace.
    • father: Donald Crane Prentiss
    • mother: Marian Caroline (Gary) Prentiss
    • spouses: Dianne Ritner
    • Nikki Silva
    • children: Carlos Prentiss
    • Katherine Prentiss
    • Molly Prentiss
    • Grace Prentiss
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    Born June 29, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University California