Gloucester, MA — Gayle Willman, 62, passed away July 9, 2012, of complications from kidney disease in her home in Gloucester, MA.
Born in Boston, daughter of the late Robert and Ruth Willman, Gayle graduated Medfield High School and lived most of her adult life on the north shore of Massachusetts. Intelligent, artistic, and warm-hearted, Gayle was an active member of many communities. A strong advocate of technology, Gayle was an IT consultant and graphic designer, having previously spent time teaching in public schools, and working at MIT on Y2K and distance learning projects. Her designs have delighted causes, publications and events throughout the United States.
Gayle was also known as an enthusiastic volunteer, participating in efforts that ranged from support services for Ground Zero workers in NYC through St Paul’s Chapel, to being one of the “founders” of an ever-growing group of friends called the Red, White & Blue Crew who attend Boston’s 4th of July celebration every year. Her wonderful ideas and planning helped each year's gathering succeed. She will be missed greatly by all who knew her.
Gayle is survived by her sister, Laura; her brother, Robert; her sons, James and Michael; and her daughters, Rebecca and Melissa.
ARRANGEMENTS: Services will be held privately.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the National Kidney Foundation.
National Kidney Foundation, 85 Astor Ave, Suite 2, Norwood, MA 02062-5040
Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester. For online condolences, please visit greelyfuneralhome.com.