Bestselling Writer of the ‘The Easy Life’ Ebook Sequence and Navy Veteran Gary Collins Useless at 52

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The Political Insider staff was saddened to be taught in regards to the sudden passing of our pal, veteran and entrepreneur Gary Collins, who had not too long ago appeared in an interview with The Political Insider’s Brett Smith in September of this 12 months.

Collins, 52, had handed away on September third, 2022, however information of his demise wouldn’t be reported till September twenty seventh within the obituaries of The Daily Independent in Ridgecrest, California. Sources state that Collins had been visiting family and friends in San Diego on the time of his passing.

Buddies and colleagues who had tried to contact Collins throughout the virtually three week lengthy interval had been unable to and grew involved along with his silence. Indianapolis primarily based conservative radio host Rob Kendall, who steadily appeared with Collins on packages corresponding to The World In accordance with Ben Stein and Collins’ personal The Easy Life podcast, made the announcement to his viewers after I had notified him, on his Twitter account late Sunday, October ninth, and on-air as effectively the subsequent day.

Kendall’s viewers was effectively conversant in the previous federal agent turned “easy dwelling” guru, who was a frequent visitor on Kendall’s radio program on WIBC 93.1FM.

“Simply discovered that very long time pal of the present Gary Collins handed away,” tweeted Kendall. “He was an incredible visitor and pal whose recommendation helped many individuals. Nice member of the navy who served his nation in some ways. He shall be missed!”

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A Patriot and Advocate Remembered

After information turned extra widespread of Collins’ passing, many mates and acquaintances started to talk out in remembrance of the best-selling writer.

“I’m so unhappy to listen to of Gary’s premature passing,” mentioned entrepreneur, writer, and media persona Carol Roth. “He had an enormous coronary heart and I do know his legacy will endure.”

Fashionable podcaster Marc Clair was additionally one of many many shocked by the information.

“That is extremely unhappy and surprising,” Clair tweeted. “I solely knew Gary from restricted conversations however a lot of them had been off-podcast. He actually took the time to get to know folks, for no motive aside from his personal caring. and the world has actually misplaced an amazing particular person.”

“Gary was the type of man we want,” mentioned PR marketing consultant and libertarian pundit Brian McWilliams, who had represented Collins in 2020.

“An eccentric, a pioneer, unapologetic in his opinions. Having had the pleasure of figuring out him, I’ll miss his humor and his ingenuity. Contemplating the present disaster in power and housing, his perception is extra worthwhile now than ever. RIP, bud.”

“I’m going to overlook you my pal,” mentioned Brian Nichols, host of The Brian Nichols Present.

“Till we meet once more.”

The Political Insider’s Brett Smith supplied the next assertion after studying about Collins’ passing:

On August twenty third, I interviewed Gary Collins for The Political Insider for over 2 hours. A lot of the interview consisted of the 2 of us discovering how a lot we had in widespread regardless of coming from two fully completely different skilled backgrounds. That didn’t matter a lot given we had been each born Gen X’ers and shared a lot of the identical childhood in addition to the identical outlook on America and life generally.

As soon as we wrapped we made plans for him to return again as a repeating visitor for The Political Insider and I agreed to be a visitor on his podcast. I felt I had made a brand new pal each personally and professionally and was actually trying ahead to once we would reconnect. I solely knew Gary for a bit over two hours however I’m grateful for these hours and honored to have been his final interview. He shall be missed. 

Collins’ Warnings For the Challenges Forward

Collins’ ‘The Easy Life’ model is comprised of a collection of self-help books, podcasts, and on-line programs was primarily based round his coined “three-legged stool”– monetary independence, bodily well being, and “discovering your life’s goal,” three areas he felt had been underneath fixed stress from the complexities of on a regular basis life.

He got here to his factors of view on tradition, politics, and enterprise after serving a long time within the navy and federal authorities as a particular agent.

Collins’ joined The Political Insider’s Brett Smith on August twenty third and our video was launched on September nineteenth, weeks after his passing and unbeknownst to us.

Throughout his dialogue with Smith, Collins warned Individuals of accelerating position the federal authorities performed in our lives, and the way primary American liberties being taken as a right had been underneath the specter of being taken away by authoritarian elites.

Collins additionally spoke firmly on what he believed was intentional and far-reaching corruption inside the Division of Justice and different legislation enforcement and intelligence businesses, whom he believed had been extra centered on the persecution of political opponents, corresponding to former President Donald Trump, than the precise safeguarding of the general public from prison exercise and true nationwide safety threats.

Devoted to Serving Others

Gary Collins grew up in a really humble, working class life within the city of Lone Pine, California. After ending highschool, Collins made the selection to serve his nation by enlisting within the Navy, which helped him finally graduate from faculty and grow to be a navy intelligence officer.

After being honorably discharged from the Navy, Collins pursued a profession as a particular agent for the federal authorities, serving his time throughout a number of departments and businesses such because the Bureau of Diplomatic Safety, Division of Well being and Human Companies, and the Meals and Drug Administration.

Feeling he may have extra of an impression within the non-public sector, after a string of different jobs which included being a school professor and well being and health marketing consultant, Collins finally began ‘The Easy Life’ model the place he put himself on the market as a public determine, instructing others the best way to dwell extra unbiased, fulfilling lives by his books and different content material.

Til Valhalla, Gary

I used to be launched to Gary by a mutual pal in 2020. I used to be at a really tough level in my life due partly to the draconian lockdown measures from the COVID-19 pandemic. Gary was precisely the particular person God wanted me to fulfill throughout that point. He was a pal, a mentor, a collaborator, and throughout superior particular person.

“I’m occurring a trip for the primary time in, like, a decade I feel,” was one of many final issues he mentioned to me in late August proper earlier than he handed. He was trying ahead to that and studying the best way to construct an electrical guitar from scratch. I even had an opportunity to lastly introduce him to my spouse shortly after we obtained married. 

Relaxation simple Gary, your time serving others has sadly ended and your time to relaxation is now right here. I do know you’ve gotten impacted the lives of 1000’s of individuals, most of whom you by no means even met. I’ll dwell the remainder of my days at all times remembering the way you positively impacted mine.

As we mentioned within the navy every time we misplaced considered one of our personal, “Til Valhalla.”

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