Gary Zancanelli, Jr., founder of Leawood-based Red Door Woodfired Grill, dies at 56

Gary Zancanelli

Gary Zancanelli, Jr., owner of Red Door Woodfired Grill, died on the morning of Jan. 9 in Arizona, according to his family. Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at the Church of the Nativity in Leawood. This will be followed by a 1 p.m. visitation at Red Door's Leawood location. Photo via Red Door Grill's Facebook page.

Gary Zancanelli, Jr., founder and owner of of Red Door Woodfired Grill, which began in Leawood and has grown several other locations around the metro, has died.

Zancanelli, fondly known as “Zanc” by friends and loved ones, died on Jan. 9 in Arizona, according to his family. He was 56 years old.