Gary Ashcraft was born in Chandler, Arizona, and grew up in Clarksburg, West Virginia where he later attended West Virginia University. He obtained two Bachelor of Science Degrees with his final degree in Pharmacy.
After graduation, in 1994, he lived in Martinsburg, West Virginia and later moved to Florida in 2001 to Vero Beach. In 2004, he then moved to Lake County before settling down in Eustis in 2014 with his daughter and long-term girlfriend.
In 2016, he obtained his mortgage license to help people reach their goal of home ownership and continues to help a local pharmacy, as needed.
Gary continues to be heavily involved in the community and enjoys being able to help others. He volunteers in clean-up projects and supports the community in education, sports, and theatre.