Gary Canfield was born in West Virginia and moved to Burbank CA in 1954. He Graduated from Burroughs High School in 1965.

After spending 4 years in the Navy, stationed on a ship in Europe he returned to Burbank. He worked at Ralphs Grocery Company and in the sales department at Southern Wine & Spirits. In 1978 he accepted a Sales representative position in the security industry.

Gary and Tracy Goodsell were married in 1980. They have three children Jason, Damon and Courtney and 3 Grandchildren.

After 17 years in corporate security, Gary and Tracy opened their own company, JDC Security Systems now know as Premier Security Services Inc. A few years later they purchased Surety Lock Company. Both of these companies are located in Burbank.

Gary has served on the Planning Board, Parks and Recreation Board and Transportation Board for the City of Burbank. He is a past President of the Burbank Historical Society and served as Vice President of the Burbank YMCA. He has also served on the American Red Cross Board. Gary was a Burbank Rotarian for 10 years.

He has also supported the Burroughs’s Vocal Music Association, Saint Joseph Hospital, Habitat for Humanity, Burbank Police and Fire Museum, Children’s Hospital and numerous special charity events.

The Canfield’s in conjunction with Premier Security Services Inc have hosted an Annual Golf Tournament to raise funds for the US Marines, Toys 4 Tots Program.