SWANVILLE – Lloyd J. Gallegos, 79, died Sept. 3, 2004, at the Maine Veterans Home, Bangor. He was born Feb. 10, 1925, in Salt Lake City, the son of Aaron and Cora (Jacobs) Gallegos. After graduating from high school in Salt Lake City, he served as a gunner in World War II, fighting for two years with the 754th Field Artillery Battalion in Europe, where he met his bride, Penny Bandrowsky. Returning to the U.S., he attended Fenn College, now Cleveland State University, Cleveland. Later he studied at the Art Students League of New York and worked in the hotel business. He was also a sculptor, sailor, puppeteer and poet. He loved to travel and spent many winters in Santa Barbara, Calif., participating in adult education classes. He is survived by a son, Richard James Gallegos of Swanville; three grandchildren, Mark Gallegos of Rocky River, Ohio, Jaclyn (Gallegos) Zywiec and husband, David, of Medina, Ohio, and Brian Gallegos of Stow, Ohio; a sister, Charline Harvey of Wichita, Kan.; a cousin, Carlos Estrada of Aurora, Colo.; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Michael, in 1994; and a brother-in-law, Hank Harvey. Memorial services were held 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Unitarian Universalist Society of Bangor, 120 Park St., Bangor. The Rev. Elaine Beth Peresluha officiated.