Gale retired from the Kansas City Police Department in 2004. She owned and operated a cleaning business, which cleaned business and residential properties throughout the Kansas City area. Gale was the head organizer for Parkville Days and for Christmas on the River for many years in downtown Parkville, MO. She served on the Harvest Ball committee and St. Luke’s Foundation Board. Gale was also a member of the Beta-Sigma-Phi Sorority in Kansas City. She enjoyed making crafts, party planning and volunteering in various organizations. Gale was involved and supported others in any cancer related activity she could make it to.
Gale is survived by her daughter, Alexa J. Bay of Independence, MO; father; 4 sisters; 1 brother; 9 nieces and nephews; 3 great-nieces. She was preceded in death by her mother.
The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel in Parkville, MO, with the funeral service following at 7:30 p.m. The family suggests memorial contributions to Cancer Research or St. Luke’s Hospice House. Memories of Gale and condolences to the family may be left at meyersfuneralchapel.com.