Born June 28, 1923 Passed away Feb. 12, 2013 at age 89 Preceded in death by wife Sylvia Chaney Colby and parents Dr. Woodward and Ruth Colby. Graduate from the U of MN Dental School & served in the US Navy for over 20 years, retiring as a Captain. Upon retirement he operated a private practice in St. Paul. Gage was a member of several dental societies, Rotary Club and the 3rd Order Society of St. Francis. He is survived by wife Ginny; children Christopher (Debbie), Gregory (Carol Schoen), Katharine (Bill Colby-Newton) and Rebecca (Al Kampf); 2 stepchildren, Bill Manke (Carole), Claudia Becker (Steve); 11 grandchildren and 6 great-grandsons. Many thanks to the staff of the Wellington & hospice. Requiem service 10:00 AM Saturday, February 16th at St. Paul's on the Hill Episcopal Church, 1524 Summit Ave, St. Paul. Private interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Memorials preferred.
Published in Pioneer Press on February 15, 2013